Associate Professor Robert Boots is a member of the clinical team at the Burns, Trauma and Critical Care Research Centre.
Rob is the Deputy Director of the Department of Intensive Care Medicine and has qualifications in both respiratory medicine and intensive care. He has a strong background in clinical epidemiology and research with his main research interests management of burns and prevention of ventilator associated pneumonia. He is also Deputy Director of Clinical Training at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospitals and has a training in clinical education from the Harvard Macy Program for Physician Educators in Boston USA and the Bulstrode and Hunt program of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edin). At present he is the Chairman of the Queensland Regional Committee of the Joint Faculty of Intensive Care is a local examiner for the RACP and regular lecturer for the RACP training program in Brisbane Rob is involved with many projects as a main investigator and supervises postgraduate students attached to the research unit.