Carol is Deputy Director of the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre in the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at Monash University. She leads international trials in mechanical ventilation (PHARLAP) and early mobilisation (TEAM) in ICU. She specialises in long term functional outcomes following ICU and organ support, including ECMO. She is a senior physiotherapist in ICU at the Alfred Hospital and is passionate about multidisciplinary research to improve patient recovery.
Gavin Perkins is a clinical academic with interests in intensive care medicine and pre-hospital care doctor. He co-chairs the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation which evaluates resuscitation science to produce international consensus guidelines for cardiac arrest (www.ilcor.org). He led the PARAMEDIC2 trial of adrenaline (epinephrine) in out of hospital cardiac arrest and looks forwards to sharing some insights about the conduct and interpretation of the trial findings.
Dr. Hallie Prescott is an Assistant Professor in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine at the University of Michigan and staff physician at the Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Hospital. She leads grants on post-sepsis morbidity and hospital performance measurement from the US National Institutes of Health and the US Department of Veteranâ€™s Affairs. She is an expert in long-term outcomes and recovery after sepsis. She is a vice-chair of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign guidelines, council member of the International Sepsis Forum, and a former ANZICS Intensive Care Global Rising Star fellow.
John Myburgh is a lifelong intensive care clinician. Dedicated to creating and sharing new knowledge to improve the health of critically ill people, the well-being of their families and their community. Committed to integrity, transparency and diversity in medicine, research and all aspects of living. Make a difference and leave a footprint.
Naomi (RN, BN, MN (Crit Care), MPH, PhD) is the Academic and Operational Lead of the Critical Care Division at The George Institute for Global Health and the (part-time) Intensive Care Clinical Research Manager at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia.
Naomi is a passionate advocate for intensive care research both from an operational and academic excellence perspective. She believes that when robust research evidence is implemented into clinical practice we give our patients the best chance for improved outcomes.
Outside of work Naomi keeps busy caring for her three beautiful children with her “Rock Doctor” husband, Alex.
Paul Young is a member of the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials Group (ANZICS CTG). His primary interest is in the design and conduct of large-scale multicentre clinical trials in the field of Intensive Care Medicine. He is the co-clinical leader and director of research at Wellington ICU, the clinical director at Wakefield Hospital ICU, and the ICU programme director at the Medical Research Institute of New Zealand.
Simon Finfer is a Pom who emigrated to Australia in 1993 to practice full time intensive care medicine. Despite being qualified 37 years and receiving an NHS pension he still works as a bedside clinician and takes night call. He loves his job because he works with fantastic people. He also designs and runs large clinical trials, writes paper, edits books and rides a 2017 Triumph Bonneville T120. He supports West Ham United and the English Cricket, Football and Rugby teams. He lives in Sydney with his wife, sons, two horses, four chickens, 3 ducks and one dog. Twitter handle is @icuresearch.
Steve splits his time between being an intensivist at Royal Perth Hospital and doing clinical trials. He’s a former chair of the ANZCIS CTG and has published more than 150 manuscripts including several major ANZICS trials. He’s been involved in formation of the Australian Clinical Trials Alliance, which represents trial networks across all disciplines, ACTA seeks better ways of doing trials to improve patient outcomes.