Dr Timothy To

Academic Status

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Repatriation General Hospital
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Dr To is a full-time staff clinical specialist practising in geriatric and palliative medicine at Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, South Australia. By the end of 2018 he will complete his Masters of Public Health, focussing on Clinical Research Methods, through Monash University. He is a chief investigator on a 2014 NHMRC grant exploring the role of opiods on exercise-induced dyspnoea and recently led and published an international study on blood transfusions in palliative care patients. He is the chair of the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN) End-of-Life Steering Committee, and the co-chair of the SALHN Comprensive Care National Standards Committee. He is also a member of the SALHN Clinical Review Committee, SALHN Older Person's Steering Committee and SALHN Challenging Behaviours Committee.

Qualifications
BSc, BMBS, FRACP, FAChPM
Research interests

Dr To's research interests include blood transfusions in palliative care, geriatric oncology, health services research and end of life care.

Teaching interests

Dr To has an active role in the ongoing training of basic and advanced physician trainees, trainee medical officers and medical students. He is the Co-Director of advanced training in Geriatric medicine for SALHN and supervisors trainees in both geriatric and palliative medicine. He has developed and participates in the teaching program of palliative care to Flinders University medical students.

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