Professor Kevin Laupland2020-06-02T08:26:47+10:00

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Professor Kevin Laupland

Professor Kevin Laupland

Director of Research, Intensive Care Services and Intensivist, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital; Professor, Faculty of Health QUT

Professor Laupland completed his MD (Honours) degree at the University of Toronto and subsequent training at the University of Calgary. He is fellowship certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Infectious Diseases and holds a Master of Science (Epidemiology) degree from the University of Calgary.

Professor Laupland has actively practiced both as an Intensivist and Infectious Diseases Consultant in Calgary (2002-2012) and then subsequent at the Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops where he held administrative positions including Head of the Department of Medicine and President of the Medical Staff.

Professor Laupland’s research program has involved investigation within a broad range of areas related to his clinical disciplines with a focus on the epidemiology of severe infections and those due to anti-microbial resistant pathogens. Research successes have been the product of extensive collaboration with colleagues in medical, surgical, laboratory, basic science, and allied health disciplines not only locally but internationally most notably with investigators in Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Sweden, and The United Kingdom. He has authored more than 500 publications of which more than one half have been in major peer-reviewed journals.

He has been actively involved in mentoring the next generation of physicians and has supervised research trainees from the undergraduate through professional and post-graduate levels.

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