Robert James Boots
Rob J. Boots is the Deputy Director of the Department of Intensive Care Medicine at Royal Brisbane & Women's 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. He gained his Ph.D. degree in the area of ventilator associated pneumonia and has completed an M.S. degree of medical science in clinical epidemiology both from the University of Newcastle, Australia, and an M.S. degree in health care administration and information systems from the University of Central Queensland, Australia. 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 recognized with invitations for review articles and papers. He has several years of successful supervision of postgraduate students. In addition, he has served in several executive positions, including the Chair of the Joint Faculty of Intensive Care, Queensland branch, and presently is the Censor and Board Member of the Board of the College of Critical Care Medicine.
Biography Updated on 29 January 2012