Within the field of Trauma Surgery, clinical research related to injury and research into regional trauma systems development and surgical trauma education are areas of interest and activity. These include acute reception and managment of the severely injured, clinical research into decision-making, errors in care and 'near misses' in managing severely injured patients. Additionally, the international development of the Definitive Surgical Trauma Care (DSTC) course as well as advancement of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines as they pertain to injury are pursued.
Broad Research Areas:
Surgery, Injury, Medical Education, Clinical Research
MDCM, FRCSC, FRACS, FRCS(Glasg), FRCS Hon(Thailand), FACS
Society Memberships & Professional Activities:
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons: Trauma Committee and various subcommittees, Australia and New Zealand Trauma Society, International Association for Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care (IATSIC), International Surgical Society, NSW Institute of Trauma and Injury Management, Trauma Association of Canada, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST), Australia and New Zealand Association for the Surery of Trauma (ANZAST); Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), American College of Surgeons- Committee on Trauma
Specific Research Keywords:
Trauma Surgery, Trauma Systems Development, Resuscitation, Clinical Decision Making, Trauma Education