Professor Simon Brown
Professor Simon Brown graduated in Medicine from the University of Tasmania in 1988 and then worked in a variety of clinical posts in New Zealand, Western Australia, England and Queensland and completed specialty training in Emergency Medicine (FACEM) in 1996. He returned to Tasmania to work as a Staff Specialist at the Royal Hobart Hospital in Tasmania from 1997-2003 where he was Director of Emergency Medicine from 1999. During this time he also completed a PhD in Clinical Immunology as an extramural student of Flinders University. He moved to Western Australia in 2003 and was appointed to an academic post with the University of Western Australia in 2004, initially based at Fremantle Hospital and then transferred to Royal Perth Hospital to establish the Centre for Clinical Research in Emergency Medicine in 2008. He works clinically as a Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital and is also a visiting Consultant to the Royal Hobart Hospital in Tasmania where he manages the Tasmanian Jack Jumper Venom Allergy Program [PDF, 1.8MB]. He is an examiner for the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine and assists with the postgraduate clinical training program in Emergency Medicine at Royal Perth Hospital. Professor Brown is also a Member of the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy.