Eamon Raith

Eamon Raith

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Eamon Raith is a Senior Registrar in the Intensive Care Unit at The Royal Adelaide Hospital. His interests include Trauma & Neurocritical care, critical care epidemiology and outcomes, and global critical care medicine. He has a translational research interest in metabolic abnormalities and mitochondrial bioenergetic dysfunction in critical illness.

He is currently a Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Discipline of Acute Care Medicine at The University of Adelaide, and an Adjunct Lecturer in the School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine at Monash University.

Eamon is also involved in retrieval medicine research. He has a special interest in outcomes for children retrieved for management of congenital heart disease and trauma.

Research Interests

  • Clinical outcomes research
  • Experimental medicine

Research Areas & Current Projects

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Neurocritical Care
  • Sepsis
  • Extracorporeal Life Support
  • Mitochondrial bioenergetics in critical illness
  • Haemostasis and Thrombosis
  • Surgical critical care
  • Ethics of critical care medicine 
  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2017 Clinical Senior Lecturer The University of Adelaide
    2017 Adjunct Lecturer Monash University
    2017 Senior Registrar Royal Adelaide Hospital
    2016 - 2018 Neonatal & Paediatric Retrieval Registrar South Australian Health
    2012 - 2018 Clinical Lecturer University of Adelaide
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2019 Award Dr Roneal Naidu Memorial Prize for Impactful Surgical Research University of Adelaide Australia
    2010 Award Prize for Geriatric Medicine The University of Adelaide & The Australia and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Australia
    2009 Award Archibald Watson Prize for Surgery University of Adelaide Australia
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2016 - 2016 Monash University Australia Master of Advanced Critical Care Practice
    2013 - 2013 Women's and Children's Hospital Australia Graduate Diploma of Child Health
    2005 - 2011 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
  • Postgraduate Training

    Date Title Institution Country
    2017 Senior Registrar Royal Adelaide Hospital Australia
    2015 - 2017 Senior Registrar Alfred Hospital Australia
    2015 - 2015 Registrar Modbury Hospital Australia
    2014 - 2015 Registrar Lyell McEwin Health Service Australia
    2013 - 2014 Resident Medical Officer Women's and Children's Hospital Australia
    2012 - 2012 Intern Flinders Medical Centre Australia
  • Research Interests


  • Royal Adelaide Hospital Clinical Project Grant

    "Enteral Naloxone for the Prevention of Opioid-Associated Constipation in Ventilated Intensive Care Patients (PROVINCE)"


  • Women’s and Children’s Hospital Foundation
    MS McLeod Research Fund Departmental Research Grant
    "Analysis of the characteristics and outcomes of children undergoing cardiac surgery in Australia and New Zealand"


  • Covidien Venous Thromboembolism Prevention & Management Research Grant
    "An E-learning approach to the Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism: An Educational and Human Factors Study"

Clinical Lecturer, Discipline of Surgery, The University of Adelaide
Faculty, Victorian Primary Examination Course for CICM (http://www.vpecc.com/faculty.html)
Convenor & Lecturer, Alfred ICU Primary Examination Teaching Program
Advanced Life Support Level 2 Instructor, Australian Resuscitation Council

Course Materials

BloodSafe eLearning Australia, 2011

  • Critical Bleeding Module.

Emedici Online Case-based Learning Environment; Discipline of Surgery, The University of Adelaide

  • Mentoring

    Date Topic Location Name
    2018 - ongoing Thiamine deficiency in patients admitted to intensive caRe with sEpsis and Septic Shock (TRESS): A Prospective Epidemiological Pilot Study Royal Adelaide Hospital Esther Bulle
    2017 - ongoing Outcomes, clinical characteristics, and health care costs associated with intensive care management of severe (WFNS grade-V) subarachnoid haemorrhage: A single centre retrospective analysis. Royal Adelaide Hospital Minny Ojha
  • Board Memberships

    Date Role Board name Institution name Country
    2010 - 2011 Member University Department of Rural Health Board of Studies University of Sydney Australia
    2006 - 2009 Member Board of the Faculty of Health Sciences The University of Adelaide Australia
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2016 - ongoing Member Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Australia
    2015 - ongoing Member Society of Critical Care Medicine United States

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