Professor John Myburgh

Professor John Myburgh


Director Critical Care & Trauma Division
St George Hospital, University of New South Wales, The George Institute for Global Health
Elected in 2015
Citation on election

Over a 25-year career, Professor John Myburgh AO has been instrumental in developing, expanding and consolidating academic and medical science in Australia through outstanding contributions to education and research.

He is recognised as a leading clinician-researcher in Intensive care medicine, through the establishment of national and international research networks that have conducted trials that have had a substantive impact on patients.

He was instrumental in establishing the College of Intensive Care Medicine and continues to educate and mentor clinicians. For these achievements, he was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for distinguished service to medicine in 2014.

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