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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. He is a Scientist with the McNally Project for Paramedicine Research, and Deputy Editor of Paramedicine. Dr. Batt is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK). His program of research uses mixed-methods approaches to explore health professions education, with a focus on professional competencies, care of vulnerable populations, and social determinants of health. Dr. Batt is an experienced paramedic clinician, educator, and researcher, and serves as a subject matter expert on paramedicine and paramedic education for a number of bodies nationally and internationally. He has attracted over $500,000 in grant funding and has published over 160 articles and abstracts in peer-reviewed and professional publications. He also leads the development of the National Occupational Standard for Paramedics in Canada, a pan-Canadian project expected to complete in 2023.
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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, and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the 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.

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