Imperial College London

Sabine Bou-Antoun

Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Research Postgraduate







Reynolds BuildingCharing Cross Campus





Sabine Bou-Antoun is a research postgraduate at the NIHR funded Health Protection Research Unit in Healthcare Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance. The HPRU is a partnership between Imperial College London, Public Health England, Cambridge University Veterinary School, the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and Imperial College Health Partners North West London Academic Health Science Network.

Sabine’s research is within the Applied Data Linkage, Syndromic Surveillance and Modelling theme under the direction of Professor Paul Aylin (Imperial College London) and Professor Alan Johnson (Public Health England).


Prior to joining Imperial College London Sabine held several public health and epidemiologist posts. Those most relevant include previous employment with the Infant Mortality and Vaccination & Immunisation National Support Teams (IMNST & VINST) at the Department of Health, Barts Health NHS Trust merger project and a systematic literature review research role at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). Sabine's most recent and related role was as an epidemiologist within the Healthcare Associated infections and Antimicrobial Resistance department at Public Health England (formerly the Health Protection Agency).

Sabine has an MSc Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and a degree in Biomedical Science from Royal Holloway university of London.



Balinskaite V, Bou-Antoun S, Johnson AP, et al., 2019, An assessment of potential unintended consequences following a national antimicrobial stewardship programme in England: an interrupted time series analysis, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Vol:69, ISSN:1058-4838, Pages:233-242

Aylin PP, Bou-Antoun S, Costelloe CE, et al., 2018, 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, Vol:73, ISSN:0305-7453, Pages:2883-2892

Bou-Antoun S, Davies J, Guy R, et al., 2016, Descriptive epidemiology of Escherichia coli bacteraemia in England, April 2012 to March 2014, Eurosurveillance, Vol:21, ISSN:1560-7917

Deeny SRM, van Kleef E, Bou-Antoun S, et al., 2015, Seasonal changes in the incidence of Escherichia coli bloodstream infection: variation with region and place of onset, Clinical Microbiology and Infection, Vol:21, ISSN:1469-0691, Pages:924-929

Gurol-Urganci I, Bou-Antoun S, Lim CP, et al., 2013, Impact of Caesarean section on subsequent fertility: a systematic review and meta-analysis., Hum Reprod, Vol:28, Pages:1943-1952

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