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    • Critical Care Medicine

    Dr Shehabi, a practicing intensivist and Cardiac anaesthetists, is Professor of Medicine at the School of Clinical Sciences, Monash University and Monash Health; Professor of Intensive Care Medicine at the Clinical School of Medicine at the University of New South Wales. 

    He is the theme lead for Critical Care and Peri-Operative Medicine at the Monash Health Translational Research Precinct. His research interest and major publications include sedation practice in ICU, delirium management, kidney injury, sepsis biomarkers and improving the outcomes after high risk cardiac surgery. Dr Shehabi is the lead chief investigator of the SPICE program culminating in the SPICE III, the largest sedation RCT in ICU.    

    • Critical Care Medicine
    • Internal Medicine
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Clinical Trials
    • Nutrition
    • mechanical ventilation
    • sepsis
    • sedation
    Intensivist at King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Intensivist at King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    • Chairman of the Intensive Care Department, Medical Director of Respiratory Services at King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences

    Dr. Yaseen Arabi obtained his Internal Medicine Training at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA (1992-1994), then he was the Chief Medical Resident at the same institution (1994-1995). He obtained pulmonary and critical care training at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA (1995-1998). In 1998, he joined King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He is currently the Chairman of the Intensive Care Department and the Medical Director, Respiratory Services. He is a professor at King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and the Chair of the Saudi Critical Care Trials Group. 

    He received multiple grants, and he is currently the principal investigator of several clinical trials. Furthermore, he has more than 300 publications including articles in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), JAMA, Lancet, Intensive Care Medicine and Critical Care Medicine. He is currently an Associate Editor for Intensive Care Medicine and a reviewer of a number of international journals and granting agencies. He has also received several international awards.

    • Critical Care Medicine
    • Intensive Care
    • Clinical Professor at Nepean Hospital

    Dr Seppelt is a Senior Staff Specialist in Intensive Care Medicine at Nepean Hospital, University of Sydney and Clinical Professor of Anaesthesia, Macquarie University, Sydney. He is a Clinician Scientist with an interest in resuscitation, neurociritcal care and reasearch ethics in intensive care medicine. He is a past executive member of the ANZICS Clinical Trials Group and Chairs the Nepean Blue Mountains Human Research Ethics Committee.