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gabriel-blecherDr Gabriel Blecher (Senior Adjunct lecturer. Emergency Physician, Monash Medical Centre and Cabrini Hospital EDs) is involved in driving research in examining the efficiency and suitability of diagnostic testing practices in EDs and the qualitative analyses of patient ED experiences.  Recent publications
Robert MeekDr Robert Meek (Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor; Emergency research and medical student teaching co-ordinator, Dandenong ED) has experience in conducting a number of clinical trials with an emphasis on determining the suitability and efficacy of analgesics and antiemetics used for common ED presentations.  Recent publications
Lisa Kuhn  Associate Professor Lisa Kuhn (Associate Professor, Nursing & Midwifery, Monash University) is an emergency nurse with more than 25 years of experience in clinical, academic and research nursing.  Lisa’s current research involves developing and testing a predictive model to reduce unwarranted variation from evidence-based practice for heart attacks in women.  Future research will involve translating the model into practice to improve patient outcomes.  Lisa is currently supervising Honours and Masters students who are doing exciting studies to improve care in cardiac catheter laboratories and mental health units.  Lisa has been a member of a Low Risk Ethics Committee and is an active member of several professional organisations.  She regularly provides peer review for numerous international and Australian journals.
Julia MorphetDr Julia Morphet (Senior Lecturer Nursing & Midwifery, Monash University; Senior Research Fellow, Emergency Department, Dandenong Hospital). Julia leads two programs of research. The first is focused on health workforce, in particular, preparation for practice, simulation in teaching, transition to speciality practice, and management of occupational violence in healthcare. The second program is focused on the patient experience in the emergency department, in particular, patient flow models. She has had more than 30 research papers published and has supervised 11 students to completion of higher degrees.  Recent publications
robert-seithAdjunct Lecturer
Dr Robert Seith
Recent publications
adam-westSenior Lecturer
Director, Paediatric Emergency
Dr Adam West
Recent publications
Chhavi BhatDr Chhavi Bhatt is a Research Manager, and Adjunct Research Fellow with the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health.  In addition to research coordination and management within MERC, he has been involved in a number of clinical research projects.  He is passionate about translating his expertise of epidemiology into emergency care research and education.  Recent publications

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