Prof David Story, FANZCA (Vic)

anaesthesia

ANZCA Councillor 

University of Melbourne

Professor David Story is foundation chair of Anaesthesia and Deputy Director of the Centre for Integrated Critical Care at the University of Melbourne. He is a part-time staff anaesthetist at the Austin Hospital in Melbourne where his clinical work is predominantly perioperative care for sicker adults including for liver transplantation.

His research includes perioperative outcomes and models of care; applied physiology including acid-base disorders; environmental aspects of anaesthesia; and surveys. He is also a consumer investigator in diabetes care. He studied medicine at Monash University and also graduated with a bachelor of medical sciences on exercise at high altitude. David received his FANZCA in 1997. His doctorate from the University of Melbourne (2004) is on simplifying the Stewart approach to acid-base disorders.

David chairs the ANZCA Safety and Quality Committee and is deputy chair of the ANZCA Research Committee. He has been a member of the ANZCA Clinical Trials Network since its inception in 2003 and is a member of the ASM and Events Planning Committee. He was an examiner in the ANZCA primary exam for 12 years. His government roles have included being on the council of the National Health and Medical Research Committee (NHMRC) and the Victorian Perioperative Consultative Council.

David was elected to ANZCA Council in May 2020.

Last updated 16:06 4.09.2020