Affiliation: Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong;
Connection with WFSA (if any): Current Scientific Convenor for WCA 2106, Obstetric Committee 1996-2004
Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: Persuaded friends to chair all the different sub-committees
Link to department website: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/med/ans/
Biography: Born and schooled in New Zealand, with an anaesthetic career in New Zealand, England and Hong Kong. Previously Chair Professor, Department of Anaesthesia, Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago, and Chairman, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has been President of the International Society for Anaesthetic Pharmacology, Section Editor for Clinical Pharmacology in Anesthesia & Analgesia, and President of the Hong Kong College of Anaesthesiologists. His diverse research interests include anaesthetic pharmacology, physiology and pharmacology in pregnancy, obstetric anaesthesia, neuroanaesthesia and neuroscience, pain medicine and pain mechanisms, statistics and systematic reviews, and multi-centre clinical trials in perioperative medicine. He is also the chairman of the medical student admissions committee for the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Disclosure of Interest: None declared
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