Professor Jamie Cooper is appointed as an Honorary Fellow within the Critical care and Trauma Division of the The George Institute for Global Health.

The Institute, affiliated with The University of Sydney, is ranked among the top 10 research institutions in the world for scientific impact by the SCImago Institution Rankings World Report in 2011-13.

The mission of The George Institute for Global Health is to improve the health of millions of people worldwide. It has projects in more than 50 countries, and has raised over 450 million dollars for global health research since 1999.

Some of the key areas of research are:

  • Improving healthcare for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians
  • Making roads safer around the world
  • Preventing the complications of diabetes
  • Changing decades old thinking about intensive care
  • Improving outcomes among stroke survivors
  • Using mobile technology to make healthcare accessible worldwide
  • Developing tools to empower people to improve their own health

The Critical Care and Trauma section conducts high-quality research, multi-national, large-scale and investigator-led, in areas where evidence is lacking or is insufficient.

Critical care research focuses on all aspects of the management of critically ill patients, from before they enter hospital to their long-term recovery. Trauma care research focuses on the impact of the injury with a particular emphasis on pre-hospital care, ensuring that the right patient gets to the right hospital in the shortest amount of time.

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