Scientific Advisory Committee Members

Chair: Dr Ellen Burkett
MBBS, FACEM
Dr Burkett is the clinical lead for the CARE-PACT project as well as a Staff Specialist, Emergency Department at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane.
Professor Diann Eley
BSc, MSc, PhD
Prof Eley is the Director of MD/MBBS Research, MD/MBBS Post-Graduate Coordinator, Honours Co-Coordinator and Chair of the Internal Ethics Review Committee in the School of Medicine at The University of Queensland. The primary focus of her research is medical education, research training and rural health workforce. Prof Eley is responsible for the development and implementation of the Clinician Scientist Track which encourages student interest and experience in research and facilitates medical students undertaking a research higher degree alongside their MD or MBBS degree.
Dr Stephen Macdonald
BSc (Hons 2:1), MBChB, MRCGP, Dip Child Health, PhD, FRCP, FACEM
Dr Macdonald is a clinical academic in emergency medicine, holding appointments as a Senior Lecturer in emergency medicine at the University of Western Australia and a Research Fellow at the  Centre for Clinical Research in Emergency Medicine, Perkins Institute of Medical Research. In addition, he is also a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at the Royal Perth Hospital. Dr Macdonald, who recently completed his PhD, is actively engaged in collaborative multi-centre research and has been a recipient of several research grants.
Associate Professor Jamie Seymour
BSc (Hons1), DPhil
A/Prof Seymour specialises in toxinology and venom ecology research. He is the Director of the TASRU (Tropical Australian Stinger Research Unit) and a joint program leader for the Centre for Biodiscovery and Molecular Development of Therapeutics at James Cook University. He has published 128 peer reviewed journal articles and since 2015 has been the principal/co-investigator for research (NHMRC, ARC, Boerhinger Ingelhiem) and consultancy projects worth more than $1.1 million. He has supervised 50 postgraduate students.

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