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Profile Name: Prof David A. Scott
Honorifics/title: Prof
First Name: David
Middle Name/Middle Initials : A.
Last Name/Surname: Scott
Qualifications/Post Nominals: FANZCA
Member Type: ANZCA fellow
Link to publications: Scott, DA
Biography: David A Scott is a Clinical Professor with the University of Melbourne and Director of the Department of Anaesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine at St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne. His clinical interests include regional anaesthesia, acute pain management, vascular and cardiac anaesthesia. He has researched and published extensively in these areas, especially with respect to acute pain management techniques, regional anaesthesia and cognitive outcomes and anaesthesia. David completed a PhD in the area of neuropathic pain in 2004. He was awarded his FFARACS in 1986 (and then FANZCA in 1992). He was elected to fellowship of the Faculty of Pain Medicine, ANZCA in 2005. His current research interests are neuropathic pain in the acute postoperative patient, safety and perioperative complications ,and cognitive outcomes following anaesthesia and surgery. David has been Chair of the Safety and Quality Committee (remaining an active member), and previously Chair of Examinations. He is currently Chair of the ANZCA Research Committee. He has also served as chair of the Cardiothoracic, Vascular and Perfusion Special Interest Group. He is a past member of the Australian Drug Evaluation Committee of the Therapeutic Goods Administration. David worked as a final examiner for the College for 12 years and was chair of the Final Examination Committee for two years. He was elected to the ANZCA Council in 2008 and served as ANZCA President from 2016-2018.
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