Associate Professor Ian Seppelt


Honorary Senior Fellow


Ian Seppelt is an Honorary Professorial Fellow in the Critical Care and Trauma Division of The George Institute. He is a Senior Specialist and Director of Clinical Research in the Department of Intensive Care Medicine at Nepean Hospital in western Sydney with a clinical practice which includes general intensive care medicine and neuroanaesthesia.

He also has clinical appointments with the Sydney Medical School - Nepean, University of Sydney and the Department of Clinical Medicine, Macquarie University. He has been an executive member of the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society's Clinical Trials Group and convenes the CTG's Point Prevalence Program and the SuDDICU (Selective Decontamination of the Digestive Tract) programs in collaboration with The George Institute. He is an investigator with the NHMRC CRE in Critical Infection, University of Sydney.

Ian is an examiner for the College of Intensive Care Medicine - Australia and New Zealand and is involved with the teaching of intensive care trainees and the development of young researchers in intensive care medicine. His ongoing interests include clinical trial methodology and research governance in critical care research, knowledge translation of research into clinical practice, trauma management and the role selective gut decontamination in critical illness.