Prof George Shorten

XXXIIIrd Edinburgh
Anaesthesia Festival
12-14 August 2019

Prof George Shorten

George ShortenProf George Shorten FRCA, FFARCS(I), DABA, MD, PhD

Professor of Anaesthesia and Director of the ASSERT for Health Centre at University College Cork, Ireland. Formerly Dean, School of Medicine University College Cork (2010-13) and Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at Harvard Medical School, appointed the first Professor of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine at UCC, Ireland in 1997. Has served on many national and international research and education bodies including as chair of the Irish Universities and Medical Schools Consortium. Reviewer and consultant for the U.S. Department of Health, Ministerial appointment to the European Agency for Evaluation of Medicinal Products. PI or co-investigator for peer review research grants of total value > € 15M. Author of approximately 200 articles for peer review journals and textbooks. Associate editor of the British Journal of Anaesthesia and member of the Editorial Boards of International Anesthesiology Clinics, European Journal of Anaesthesia (2007-10), the Journal of Clinical Anesthesia, and the Journal of Perioperative Medicine.