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Emergency Medicine Research Unit

The EMRU was set up in 2008 to promote and oversee research at Westmead Emergency. All trainees at Westmead Emergency are required to follow the process for conducting research within this department, in conjunction with their chosen supervisor and the EMRU. A number of current research projects include the national snake bite epidemiology studyParacetamol study, Serotonin Toxicity & NMS, Comparison of NAC protocols, and QT intervals in opiate overdose. Please contact A/Prof Naren Gunja regarding all research enquiries.


A/Prof. Naren Gunja, MBBS MSc(ForTox) FACEM FACMT
Emergency Physician & Clinical Toxicologist
Clinical Associate Professor, Sydney Medical School


Dr. Amit Shetty, MBBS FACEM
Emergency Physician
Clinical Senior Lecturer, Sydney Medical School


Dr. Kevin Lai, MBBS FACEM
Emergency Physician & Traumatologist
Clinical Senior Lecturer, Sydney Medical School


Margaret Murphy, BN MHlthSc(Ed)
CNC Emergency



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