16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

28 August - 2 September 2016
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Alan Merry

Affiliation: Anaesthesiology Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand; Anaesthesiology University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Connection with WFSA (if any): Deputy Treasurer

Award / titles received: ONZM FRSNZ Honorary member ASA, AAGBI Honorary FRCA and FFLFM

Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: Quality and safety in healthcare Research methods

Biography: Alan Merry practises in anaesthesia and chronic pain management at Auckland City Hospital. He is Head of the School of Medicine at the University of Auckland, a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand, a Councillor of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, Deputy Treasurer of the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists and Chair of the Board of the NZ Health Quality and Safety Commission. He is on the Board of Lifebox, which aims to improve standards of surgery and anaesthesia in low-income areas of the world. His books, book chapters and papers in peer-reviewed journals reflect interests in human factors, patient safety and simulation. He was appointed Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2009.

Disclosure of Interest: Disclosure of Interest: A. Merry Receipt of honoraria or consultation fees from: Fisher and Paykel Healthcare, Stock shareholder of: Safer Sleep LLC, Other support (please specify): Health Quality and Safety Commission, ANZCA, WFSA, Lifebox


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