16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

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

Lis Evered

Affiliation: Anaesthesia & Acute Pain Medicine St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia; Melbourne Medical School University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

Connection with WFSA (if any): Invited speaker

Award / titles received: BSc, MBiostat, PhD Associate Professor, University of Melbourne NHMRC/ARC research fellowship holder

Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: I am experienced writing, editing and reviewing manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals. I am an experienced presenter and am frequently invited to speak at International conferences and meetings, as well as convene and Chair sessions. I have considerable experience convening symposia at International Meetings. I have founded many significant international collaborations with multi-disciplinary world experts. I founded the Perioperative Cognition Professional Interest Area of the Alzheimer’s association which I Chair, and extended this group of collaborators across multi-disciplinary medical fields to form the International nomenclature consensus working party to address the revision of the definition and classification of perioperative cognitive disorders.

Biography: Lisbeth Evered holds a NHMRC/ARC Dementia Research Fellowship through University of Melbourne and is Scientific Head of Research at St. Vincents Hospital, Melbourne. Lisbeth has a Masters in Biostatistics and a PhD in neuroscience. She has many publications in basic research and in cognitive clinical research. Lisbeth is an invited speaker at many international conferences. Lisbeth founded and is current Chair of the Perioperative Cognition Professional Interest Area (PIA) of the Alzheimers Association (US) and is an elected Director of the ISTAART Advisory council. She is Senior Editor for Anesthesia & Analgesia, and a reviewer for many peer-reviewed journals including NEJM, neurology and British Journal of Anaesthesia. She is the recipient of a number of competitive grants including NHMRC project grants and Alzheimers Association Australia. Her main area of research interest is identifying the impact of surgery and anaesthesia on the cognitive trajectory of older individuals, and identifying preoperative interventions to reduce postoperative decline.

Disclosure of Interest: None declared


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