Emeritus Professor, Nancy School of Medicine and Medical Director, aqua-tools, Inc.
Dr. Philippe Hartemann specializes in environmental and human health related to drinking water microbiology, environmental epidemiology and surveillance, waterborne outbreaks, hospital hygiene and nosocomial infection control. He has been a member of numerous working groups (WHO, EU, NATO) for water and Legionella. He was head of the Department of Hospital Hygiene in the University Hospital of Nancy and Professor of Public Health from 1985 to 2016 and interim CEO of the Luxembourg National Health Laboratory from 2016 to 2018. He is now a Distinguished Professor of the School of Medicine of Nancy and a consultant for aqua-tools, Inc. He also chaired the EC’s Scientific Expert Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks and the French Society of Hospital Hygiene and Infection Control.