Prof John Fraser

Director of the Intensive Care Unit, St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital

    Professor John F Fraser is Director of the Critical Care Research Group (CCRG), The Prince Charles Hospital and University of Queensland, as well as Director of the Intensive Care Unit, St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, and Pre-Eminent Staff Specialist – Adult Intensive Care Services, The Prince Charles Hospital. He is also Chief Executive Officer and Chief Medical Officer of De Motu Cordis Pty Ltd, and Chief Medical Officer and Founder of Quantum Medical Innovation Fund.

    He is a translational clinician –scientist with seven (7) purpose built laboratories (biology, engineering and biofabrication), as well as the largest large-animal ICU in Australia. He holds professorships in Intensive Care, Anaesthesia, Medicine and Engineering.

    Prof Fraser has published >300 peer-reviewed publications, and co-wrote and edited the first textbook on Mechanical Circulatory Support. Prof Fraser received a MBChB 1991, MRCP in 1997, FFARCSI and FRCA in 1998. He became a Fellow of the Faculty of Intensive Care Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists in 2000, and his PhD in 2010. He currently holds academic positions as Professor in Anaesthesiology and Critical Care School of Medicine at University of Queensland, Professor in the School of Medicine at Griffith University, Professor of Medicine at Bond University, Adjunct Professor in the School of Engineering Systems Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering at Queensland University of Technology, and Adjunct Clinical Professor Central Clinical School at Monash University. Prof Fraser was recently awarded the Australian Society of Medical Research’s 2018 Clinical Research Award, in recognition of his efforts in research at a local, national and international level.