Uga Dumpis


University of Latvia



1. Current Status, Position

Prof Uga Dumpis currently is Head of Department of Infectious Diseases and Infection Control.

He is also the responsible for diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases, antibiotic stewardship and infection control measures.

2. Education

1992: Medical doctor, Latvian Medical Academy; 
1993-1997: Residency in Infectious Diseases, Latvian Medical Academy; 
1997: Diploma in Tropical Medicine; 
1997-2000: PhD, Open University for work done in Oxford University; 
After return from work in UK, clinical and academic work in Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital.

3. Research Area

Prof Uga Dumpis is mainly interested in antimicrobial resistance, hospital epidemiology, antibiotic policies, quality interventions.

Conflict of interest: None