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Professor of Emergency Medicine and Clincial Toxicology research in the School of Clnical Sciences at Monash Health at Monash University and a Clinical Toxicologist and Emergency Physician at Monash Health.

Toxicology research interests include managment of paracetamol poisoning, treatment of severe cardiovascular drug poisoning, and investigation of novel antidotes for treatment of drug poisoning.

Involved in both clinical and basic science toxicology research including pharmacokinetics and animal models of severe CVS poisoning.

Emergency Medicine interests include analgesia research and managment of acute behavioural disturbance in the ED as well as assessment of pharmacokinetics and clinical applications of novel drugs for intranasal drug delivery in the ED.

Clinical activities

Consultant Emergency Physcian, Monash Health

Director of Monash Toxicology Service and Supervisor of Toxicology Training, Monash Health

Consultant Clinical Toxicologist Victorian and NSW Poisons Information Centre

Visiting Toxicologist Austin Health Toxicology Service


Clinical Toxicologist: NSW Poisons Information Centre, Childrens Hospital at Westmead, NSW

Clinical Toxicologist: Victorian Poisons Information Centre, The Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria.

Emergency Physician and Clinical Toxicologist Monash Health, Melbourne, Victoria

Research interests


Paracetamol Poisoning

Cardiovascular Drug Poisoning and antidote development,

Serotonin Syndrome, Antidepressant poisoning.

Natural Toxins- snake and spider envenomation treatment


1) Acute analgesia research

2) intranasal drug delivery - clinical and pharmacokinetic studies

Supervision interests

Basic Science Toxicology Research

Clinical Toxicology Research and Envenomation

Clinical Toxicology Education at undergraduate and Graduate levels

Monash teaching commitment

Clinical Sciences at Monash Health
Department of Pharmacology

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research area keywords

  • Acetaminophen/Paracetamol Poisoning
  • Analgesia research
  • Antidotes
  • Cardiovascular Toxicology
  • Clinical Toxicology
  • Poisoning
  • Overdose
  • Emergency Medicine
  • absorption
  • acetaminophen/administration and dosage
  • acetaminophen/pharmacokinetics
  • a
  • antidote
  • cardiac arrest
  • poisoning
  • resuscitation
  • emulsion
  • intravenous
  • lipid
  • overdose


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