Guy L Ludbrook

Professor Guy L Ludbrook PhD, MBBS, FANZCA

Professor Ludbrook is Professor of Anaesthesia at the University of Adelaide and Royal Adelaide Hospital.

Neuropharmacology; medical devices; anaesthesia; clinical trials; anaesthetic and analgesic drugs; drug delivery; health services

He has published widely in the scientific literature in pharmacology and is involved in the planning and management of many early phase pharmacological trials, including first-in-human trials of anaesthetic and analgesic drugs and, more recently, COVID therapies
He is increasingly involved in health services analysis, and in the design and the study of new systems of care. The overall goal with this work is to enhance the delivery of high value healthcare, in order to improve healthcare sustainability and quality.

Specialist Anaesthetist – MBBS FANZCA
Pharmacologist – PhD
Professor of Anaesthesia, Head of Acute Care Medicine, University of Adelaide
Director, PARC Clinical Research, University of Adelaide and Royal Adelaide Hospital
Member, Advisory Committee on Medical Devices, Therapeutics Goods Administration


University of Adelaide
MBBS PhD, Anaesthesia, Pharmacology
1978 – 1994


Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists

Fellowship training

1988 – 1993


London Business School
Senior Executive Program


Harvard Business School
Leading Health Care Organisations of Excellence


Australian Institute of Company Directors


London School of Economics

Health Economics

2018 – 2021