Professor Reade is an intensivist and clinician scientist in the Australian Defence Force, seconded to UQ to lead a program of research relevant to military trauma medicine and to guide implementation of modern trauma care into ADF practice.
He holds a DPhil in applied molecular biology from Oxford, and an MPH focussed on clinical trials from the University of Pittsburgh. With the rank of Colonel, he is the Director of Clinical Services of the Australian Regular Army’s only field hospital and has completed nine overseas operational deployments, most recently to Iraq in 2017.
His research interests are fluid resuscitation and coagulopathy in trauma, clinical trials of cryopreserved blood products and tranexamic acid, and the management of delirium.
He has secured >A$16M research grants, has published >140 papers and delivered >220 lectures.