Associate Professor William Griggs

Associate Professor William Griggs
 Position Director Trauma Services RAH
 Org Unit Medical Specialties
 Email william.griggs@sa.gov.au
 Telephone +61 8 8222 4408
 Location Floor/Room 8 ,  RAH - ST ,   Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • Qualifications

    MBBS (Adel) MBA (Adel) PGDipAvMed (Otago) FANZCA FCICM FACAP FAICD

  • Awards & Achievements

    Member Order of Australia (General Division) - AM - 2003

    Ambulance Service Medal - ASM - 2009

    SA recipient Australian of the Year - 2006

    Key to the City of Adelaide - 2006

    South Australian of the Year - 2009

    Invented and patented an instrument and technique to perform Percutaneous Tracheostomy which is sold worldwide - Initial Patent 1989

  • Research Funding

    $50,000+ grant from Charles and Sylvia Vietel Foundation (with Prof Nigel Jones) to develop trauma training courses - 1993

    $350,000+ from National Drug Law Enforcement Research Fund for a study entitled "The impact of drugs on road crashes, assaults and other trauma - a propective trauma toxicology study" - Principal Investigator with others - 2003-2007  (GRIGGS WM, CALDICOTT DG, PFEIFFER J, EDWARDS N, PEARCE, A, DAVEY M: The impact of drugs on road crashes, assaults and other trauma – a prospective trauma toxicology study. National Drug Law Enforcement Research Fund (NDLERF) – Monograph 20 – 2007 April; 1-65.)

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Entry last updated: Friday, 23 Jun 2017

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