PROF ALAN MERRY
Head, School of Medicine
University of Auckland
Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand
Alan Merry is an anaesthesiologist who practises in chronic pain management at Auckland City Hospital. He is Deputy Dean, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences at the University of Auckland. He is Chair of the Board of the NZ Health Quality and Safety Commission and on the Boards of the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists and Lifebox, both of which aim to improve standards of anaesthesia and surgical care in low-income areas of the world. His books, book chapters and papers in peer-reviewed journals reflect interests in human factors, patient safety, global health and simulation.