Professor John Fraser MV ChB, PhD, FRCP (Glas), FFARSCI, FRCA, FCICM, FELSO
Professor John Fraser is Director of the Intensive Care Unit at St Andrew's War Memorial Hospital, a Pre-Eminent Staff Specialist in Intensive Care at The Prince Charles Hospital, Founder and Director of the Critical Care Research Group at The Prince Charles Hospital and the University of Queensland, President of the Asia Pacific Extracorporeal Life Support Organization, and Founder and Chief Medical Officer of De Motu Cordis Pty Ltd. He holds five professorships.
Professor Fraser is a clinician, disruptor and scientist. He has 30 years of clinical ICU experience in Australia and overseas, including more than 10 years at St Andrew's War Memorial Hospital. In 2004, he established the Critical Care Research Group (CCRG), located at The Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane. CCRG is Australia's largest multidisciplinary medical research facility focusing on critical care. The common theme of the research studies is to improve the current understanding of the critically ill patient and to achieve better outcomes for the patient by translating knowledge into new or improved treatment modalities.
In 2021 John was made a Fellow of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organisation for Meritorious Contributions to the Delivery of Extracorporeal Support. He is one of two awarded globally.