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Clinical head, General Intensive Care Unit, Royal Children's Hospital, The University of Melbourne

Professor Trevor Duke is a paediatrician, clinical head of the general intensive care unit at Melbourne's Royal Children's Hospital, and Professor in the Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne.

He is also the Adjunct Professor of child health in the School of Medicine at the University of Papua New Guinea. He is an author and editor of the WHO Pocketbook of Hospital Care for Children, and WHO guidelines for Oxygen Therapy for Children.

Interests include the epidemiology and case management of acute respiratory infections, improving the quality of paediatric care in district and provincial hospitals, oxygen and hypoxaemia, disease surveillance and auditing, neonatal care, meningitis, and childhood tuberculosis.


  • –present
    Adjunct Professor of Child Health, School of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of Papua New Guinea
  • –present
    Director, Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne