IHMRI affiliation

Theme:Chronic conditions and lifestyle

Research focus

  • Pain related areas, either chronic or acute
  • Chronic conditions
  • Anaesthetic related areas in terms of effects on patients outcomes
Research projects

The preoperative administration of Dexamethasone and infection(PADDI)

This study aims to definitively address the impact of dexamethasone on surgical site infection and will be stratified according to diabetes status

Start date: 2016

End date: 2020

Funding: Australian College of Anaesthetist (ANZCA)

Other investigators: Associate Clinical Professor Natalie Smith


  • Fellowship of Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists