Imperial College London

Dr Enrique Castro Sánchez

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Infectious Disease

Honorary Lecturer



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  • Fellow, European Academy of Nursing Science, 2018
  • Best Reviewer, 2016, Perspectives in Public Health journal, 2017
  • Post-Doctoral Travel Award, Imperial College London, 2016
  • ISID Emerging Leader in International Infectious Diseases., International Society for Infectious Diseases, 2016
  • British Infection Association Travel Award, British Infection Association, 2014
  • National HIV Nurses Association/ Boehringer Ingelheim Clinical Practice Award, National HIV Nurses Association, 2009
  • 'Richard Tompkins Award’, Best Nurse-Led Initiative UK., Foundation Nursing Studies, 2006

External Positions

  • Expert Adviser, Centre for Guidelines, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, 2017 - 2020
  • Evaluation Panel Member, Associate Professor Evaluation Panel. Universidad de Girona, Universidad de Girona, 2017
  • Evaluating Panel member, Evaluating Panel, Convocatoria Nacional de Proyectos de Investigación “Enfermería Valdecilla [National Nursing Research Funding Call, Spain], Convocatoria Nacional de Proyectos de Investigación “Enfermería Valdecilla, 2016
  • Reference Group member, Joanna Briggs Institute Infection Control Expert Reference Group, Joanna Briggs Institute

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member, European Academy of Nursing Science, European Academy of Nursing Science, 2017
  • Member, British Society Antibiotics and Chemotherapy
  • Member, European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Links with Other Academic Bodies

  • Associate Lecturer, Universidad San Jorge (Spain), 2017
  • PhD supervisor, Universitat de les Illes Balears, 2017
  • PhD viva examiner, Universidad de Granada, 2017 - 2017
  • PhD examiner, Universidad Catolica de Valencia, 2017
  • “Understanding Global Organizational and Behavioral Drivers of WHO’s Multimodal Strategy for Improvement of Hand Hygiene”, Université de Geneve, 2016
  • External Examiner, PgCert/MSc Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University College Cork. Ireland., 2016
  • Self-efficacy and health literacy in oral anticoagulation patients aged 50-75 years old in Valencia, Spain, Universidad de Valencia, Spain, 2015
  • External MSc examiner, MSc Infection, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University. South Africa., 2015
  • Lecturer, MSc Public Health, University of Hertfordshire, 2013
  • PhD thesis supervisor, Universite of Geneve (Switzerland)


  • ISSF Faculty Fellow, Wellcome Trust, 2017 - 2018
  • ARC Early Career Research Fellow, Imperial College London, 2015
  • Florence Nightingale Fellowship, Florence Nightingale Fellowship, 2015

Editorial Boards

  • JAC-AMR, Editor, Research arm., 2019
  • PLOS One, Guest Editor, 2018
  • BMC Public Health, Associate Editor, 2018
  • Gaceta Sanitaria, Associated Editor, 2016
  • Evidence-Based Nursing, Associated Editor, 2016 - 2016