Imperial College London

Dr Céire Costelloe

Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Senior Lecturer and Director of Global Digital Health Unit



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Ceire Costelloe BA(hons) MSc PhD CStat trained in Medical Statistics after studying Immunology at Trinity College Dublin.

She is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Primary Care and Public health and Director of the Global digital health unit at Imperial.

She leads a team of doctoral and postdoctoral researchers funded through the NIHR, ESRC and the Wellcome trust, addressing key questions in infection related and antimicrobial resistant infection (AMR). She holds a personal NIHR Career Development Fellowship which funds research evaluating interventions targeting AMR using routinely collected clinical data and novel statistical causal inference methods.

From 2015-2018 she was a Lecturer within the NIHR HPRU in HCAI and AMR at Imperial, and she maintains close collaboration with the unit. She has experience working in clinical trials both with the Bristol Randomised trials unit and the NIHR pragmatic clinical trials unit at Queen Mary University London.

More details about the Global Digital health unit, including opportunities, can be found here: Global Digital Health unit



Saxena S, Skirrow H, Wincott T, et al., Preschool respiratory hospital admissions following infant bronchiolitis: a birth cohort study, Archives of Disease in Childhood, ISSN:1468-2044

Lishman H, Costelloe C, Hopkins S, et al., Exploring the relationship between primary care antibiotic prescribing for urinary tract infections, Escherichia coli bacteraemia incidence and antibiotic resistance: an ecological study, International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, ISSN:0924-8579

Knight GM, Costelloe C, Deeny S, et al., 2018, Quantifying where human acquisition of antibiotic resistance occurs: a mathematical modelling study, Bmc Medicine, Vol:16, ISSN:1741-7015

Aylin PP, Bou-Antoun S, Costelloe CE, et al., Age-related decline in antibiotic prescribing for uncomplicated respiratory tract infections in primary care in England following the introduction of a national financial incentive (the Quality Premium) for health commissioners to reduce use of antibiotics in the community: an interrupted time series analysis, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, ISSN:0305-7453

Bryce A, Costelloe CE, butler C, et al., Comparison of risk factors for, and prevalence of, antibiotic resistance in contaminating and pathogenic urinary Escherichia coli in children in primary care: prospective cohort study, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, ISSN:0305-7453

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