David Herd

Dr David Herd is a staff specialist at the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital.

Dr Herd’s interests are evidence based practice (EBP), randomised controlled trials, pharmacokinetic pharmacodynamics, and methods to reduce pain during procedures for children.

Dr Herd has been awarded the RACP advanced trainee award (2004); young investigator award (2003); best poster award (2005); as well as the RACP quality assurance prize (2007).

Dr Herd has more than 25 peer-reviewed articles. Dr Herd was a founding member of the Queensland Health Ethics and Law steering committee.

Dr Herd was previously vice chair of the Paediatric Research in Emergency Departments International Collaborative (PREDICT) and associate investigator on the $2.5 million NHMRC funded center of research excellence (CRE) in Paediatric Emergency.