Dr. Alan M. Batt PhD MSc PGCME FHEA
Dr. Alan Batt is Adjunct Senior Lecturer at Monash University and Charles Sturt University, and Professor at Fanshawe College. Dr. Batt originally qualified as a paramedic in Ireland, and since then has gained experience in nine countries across four continents. He is Scientist and Co-Chair of the McNally Project for Paramedicine Research in Canada, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK), and a Member of the Academy of Medical Educators (UK). He is an Associate of the Prehospital Care Research Forum at UCLA, USA.
Dr. Batt’s research examines the changing nature of health professions education, in particular the complexity of clinical practice and how to best capture this and address it in education. He has additional interests in the evolving role of the paramedic, social determinants of health, and the care of vulnerable and marginalized populations.
Dr. Batt serves as an expert reviewer for multiple journals, publishers and grant-awarding bodies. He is Deputy Editor of Paramedicine, and serves as a Senior Appraiser with the Prehospital Evidence Based Practice Project at Dalhousie University. He has contributed over 160 professional and peer-reviewed publications and abstracts and has presented at international and national conferences on more than 170 occasions. His research has attracted over $500,000 in grant funding. He has received several international awards for his scholarly and professional contributions to paramedicine. He currently supervises a number of PhD, master’s and honour’s students.