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Prof

Trevor Duke

Professor
humans
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
pediatrics
child
infant
child, preschool
female
developing countries
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Prof

Trevor Duke

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
International child health
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Prof

Trevor Duke

 

Trevor is the Director of the Centre for International Child Health at University of Melbourne and RCH and Deputy Director of the ICU and Clinical Director of general intensive care unit at RCH and has broad experience in all aspects of child health in developing countries.

Trevor also holds an appointment as Adjunct Professor of Child Health in the School of Medicine at the University of Papua New Guinea, where he coordinates the post-graduate paediatric training program.

He is a member of the PNG National Department of Health Child Health Advisory Committee, and previously worked as a provincial paediatrician in Goroka.

Trevor heads the World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Child and Neonatal Health. He was an author and editor of the WHO Pocketbook of Hospital Care for Children, which has been translated into 18 languages and is used in over 40 low and middle income countries. He is the editor of the WHO manual on Clinical Use of Oxygen in Children, and the WHO guideline on clinical mortality and morbidity auditing. Trevor annually compiles the publication Randomised Trials in Child Health in Developing Countries, which is distributed to over 2000 paediatricians, nurses, institutions and UN agencies throughout the world.

Trevor’s particular research interests include the epidemiology and management of acute respiratory infections, improving the quality of paediatric care in district and provincial hospitals, oxygen and hypoxaemia, disease surveillance and auditing, neonatal illness, meningitis, and childhood tuberculosis. He is particularly focused on Pacific child health, having been involved in the training of over 50 paediatricians in PNG, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu since 1997.

Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

1996

FRACP - Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians


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Award

Credentials

Positions


Professor

Paediatrics Royal Children'S Hospital

Member

Joint Faculty of Intensive Care, Royal Australasian College of Physicians / Anaesthetists

Member

Chairman, Asia-Pacific Committee, Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Member

Australian & New Zealand Intensive Care Society

Member

Papua New Guinea Paediatric Society

Member

Medical Society of Papua New Guinea

Member

Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Education


Doctorate of Medicine

University of Melbourne

Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery

University of Melbourne