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Professor John Myburgh AO
Professor John A Myburgh AO, is Director of the Division of Critical Care and Trauma at the George Institute for Global Health, Professor of Critical Care at the Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales and senior intensive care physician at the St George Hospital, Sydney. He holds honorary professorial appointments at University of Sydney and Monash University School of Public Health.
He has an extensive research track record over 25 years and is regarded as a national and international expert in catecholamine neurophysiology and pharmacology, trials of clinical management of traumatic brain injury, fluid resuscitation and in the development and co-ordination of multi-centred clinical studies in Intensive Care Medicine.
His list of publications and success in recurrent grant funding is in the top 1% of Intensive Care physicians in Australia and within the top 5% internationally. These include over 160 refereed research publication and 45 book chapters and monographs. He has received over $40M in grant funding including a NHMRC Practitioner Fellowship in 2012 and delivered over 300 presentations at national and international scientific meetings since 1994
He is a Foundation Member and Immediate Past-Chairman of the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials Group. In addition to his research profile, he has a long-established national profile in education in Intensive Care Medicine and was instrumental in establishing the College of Intensive Care Medicine, serving as the first elected President from 2010-2012.
In June 2014, John was recognised as an Officer (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to medicine as an intensive and critical care practitioner, educator and researcher, and as an international innovator in patient management.