Research Capacity Building Grant – Townsville University Hospital

Grant ID: EMCB-331R39-2023

Project Summary

The aim of the proposed EMF grant is to enable Townsville University Hospitals' emergency department (TUH DEM) to create a stable platform for prolific, innovative and translational research. Further more, it will contribute to the strategic vision of TUH DEM being a centre of excellence in EM research and innovation that delivers high-quality emergency care. The research capacity building grant will support an Emergency Medicine Clinical Research Coordinator to assist research active emergency clinicians in sustaining ongoing projects, designing and conducting new high-quality, outcome-oriented projects, nurturing the next generation of EM researchers and embedding research into daily business of TUH-DEM.


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Principal Investigator:
Dr Vinay Gangathimmaiah

Co Investigators:
A/Prof Colin Banks
Dr Julian Wong
Dr Kate Hooper
Dr Tanya Mellett
Ms Jenni Meehan
Ms Courtney West
Mr Cameron McDonald


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