Robert James Boots
Rob Boots is the Deputy Director of the Department of Intensive Care Medicine at Royal Brisbane & Womens' Hospital and an Associate Professor of the Burns, Trauma and Critical Care Research Centre of the University of Queensland Australia. He has qualifications in general medicine, thoracic medicine and intensive care. Rob gained his PhD on the area of ventilator associated pneumonia and has completed a master of medical science in clinical epidemiology both from the University of Newcastle, Australia and a masters degree in health care administration and information systems from the University of Central Queensland. Presently he chairs the Queensland Health Intensive Care Orientation and Teaching Electronic Learning Website. In 2009 he was awarded a Citation for longstanding and invaluable service to the profession and the community of the State of Queensland by the Australian Medical Association. His main research interests are management of burns in critical care, management and rehabilitation of the long stay intensive care patient, intensive care outreach and prevention of ventilator associated pneumonia where he is nationally and internationally recognised with invitations for review articles and papers. He has several years of successful supervision of post-graduate students. Rob has served in several executive positions, including Chair of the Joint Faculty of Intensive Care, Queensland branch and presently is the Censor and Board Member to the Board of the College of Critical Care Medicine.
Biography Updated on 19 June 2012