A National Steering Board consists of a member that represents each regional partner node and decides on the activities and budget of the National Doctoral Programme in Infections and Antibiotics.

Members of the National Steering Board:

Central administrative management:

  • Debra Milton (National coordinator NDPIA, Umeå University/MIMS)
  • Hanna Eriksson (Communication administrator for NDPIA, Umeå University)

The Directors of Studies Committee plans the yearly activities, helps to organize courses and workshops, and handles admission of applicants to courses in collaboration with the course leaders.

Directors of Studies (DoS):

Local NDPIA ambassadors promote NDPIA and activities together with the NDPIA Directors of Studies for their respective region/university to increase regional participation.


  • Naveed Asghar (Örebro University)
  • Stefan Börjesson (National Veterinary Institute – SVA – Uppsala)
  • Padryk Merkl (KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University)
  • Lena-Mari Tamminen (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences – SLU – Uppsala)
  • TBD Linnaeus University (Kalmar)
  • TBD Chalmers (Gothenburg)
  • TBD Malmö University