16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

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

Frank Van Haren

Affiliation: ICU CANBERRA HOSPITAL, Canberra, Australia;

Biography: Associate Professor Dr Frank M.P. van Haren MD PhD EDIC FCICM PGDipEcho Intensive Care Unit, The Canberra Hospital, Canberra Australian National University Medical School Professor Frank van Haren completed his dual specialist training as Physician and Intensive Care Specialist in Nijmegen, The Netherlands in 2000. He has worked as an Intensive Care Specialist in large teaching hospitals in the Netherlands and lectured for the Dutch National Intensive Care training programme on topics such as sepsis, nutritional therapy, and ethics. From 2005 he worked in the Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand, before moving to Canberra, Australia in 2011, where he was appointed Associate Professor with the Australian National University Medical School, Senior Staff Specialist in the ICU of the Canberra Hospital, Director of Intensive Care Research, and State Medical Director for DonateLife. Dr van Haren has developed a strong international research profile. This is exemplified by invitations to write review articles and editorials, and to provide plenary lectures at national and international scientific meetings. He is invited reviewer for 12 medical journals, including the top journals British Medical Journal and Critical Care Medicine. Dr van Harens main research interests include sepsis, nutritional therapy, ARDS and fluid resuscitation. He has published over 60 articles and book chapters and has presented nationally and internationally on a wide range of topics. His work on “Novel haemodynamic therapies in septic shock; effects on circulation, organ perfusion and immune system”, was awarded a PhD in 2010.

Disclosure of Interest: None declared


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