Professor André van Zundert
Professor André van Zundert, MD, PhD, FRCA, EDRA, FANZCA, holds Professorial Appointments at 6 universities internationaly. He is currently Professor & Chairman of the Discipline of Anaesthesiology at The University of Queensland, Brisbane. He is Chair of The University of Queensland ‘Burns, Trauma & Critical Care Research Centre’ and also Chair of the Royal Brisbane and Womens Hospital (RBWH)/The University of Queensland ‘Centre for Excellence & Innovation in Anaesthesia’. Andre is a Member of the national ANZCA Research Committee & ANZCA Grant Committee and also an Editorial Board Member & Reviewer of several international anaesthesia journals.
Andre’s career has focused on: improving patient care in anaesthesia; visualizing techniques used in anaesthesia; research in anaesthesia; teaching and simulation, & all factors that intuitively underpin the specialty of academic anaesthesia. Andre has over 400 publications, 60 book chapters and 3 major textbooks to his name. He has been a Supervisor of 36 PhD students and is currently supervisor of 8 PhD-students at RBWH.
Professor van Zundert is a world renowned speaker who is both engaging and informative. He has been granted 16 international awards, among two Royal Distinctions (Belgium & Netherlands) whose extensive experience with research in particular in obstetric anaesthesia, regional anaesthesia and airway management has resulted in several worlds’ first contributions.