SPANZA would like to acknowledge and congratulate Professor Brian Anderson for his New Years Honour of Companion of New Zealand Medal awarded.
Brian Anderson is a specialist paediatric anaesthesiologist and intensivist at Starship Children’s Hospital, New Zealand. A PhD in paediatric clinical pharmacology was completed in 2002. His primary research interests have centred around pharmacokinetic maturation and effects of simple analgesic drugs. He has published over 250 peer-reviewed papers as well as many book chapters and editorials. This body of work has informed clinical practice of paediatric drug use, anaesthesia, intensive care and pain medicine in Aotearoa/NZ and worldwide. Editorial work includes Associate Editor-in-Chief for the journal Pediatric Anesthesia. Cote, Lerman and Anderson’s book “A Practice of Anaesthesia for Infants and Children” is now undergoing its 7th edition.