Improving global prehospital and emergency medicine, public health, and disaster health care and preparedness

Vivienne Tippett

Posted by: Andrew Lavelle; 18 May 2017; 9:45 am

Professor Vivienne Tippett has more than 25 years experience in health services as a clinician, researcher and consultant. She is a Professor of Clinical Science and Director of Research at Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Her research interests lie in prehospital trauma management and emergency health systems development, clinical care and performance indicators for the prehospital sector, disaster and mass casualty response and emergency communications.

She is a past Director of the Australian Centre for Prehospital Research (QLD Ambulance Service) and received a Distinguished Services Medal from the service in 2011. She is currently a CRC Lead Researcher on the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC and a member of the Executive Board of the Centre for Disaster and Emergency Management at QUT. In 2013, Professor Tippett was identified as one of 125 Leading Women in Queensland by the YWCA.