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About David N Reid

David is discipline lead and a senior lecturer in the school of medical sciences, lecturing in paramedical care.
He has specialist interests in prehospital emergency care including mass gatherings, aeromedical retrieval, surf rescue, and evidence based competency assessment.
He has held operational (front line) paramedical roles as well as acting station officer roles in operational (major incident) support. He remains an operational paramedic.
Prior to joining ECU, David spent a number of years in management consulting, where, as a manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers and a boutique consultancy in Perth he undertook specialist healthcare consulting across private and public healthcare providers.
He is a past Director of Performance Review in the Office of the Auditor General (WA), and holds the Australian Institute of Company Director’s Diploma.
In his spare time David is a rescue crewman on the SLSA Helicopter Rescue Service, providing aerial first responder medical, rescue, and incident support to surf lifesavers and the emergency services on Perth’s coastal region.


Present Faculty Member, Edith Cowan University

Research Interests

Paramedicine, Emergency Care, and Health Service Administration

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  • Undergraduate Paramedicine
  • Postgraduate Paramedicine

Contact Information

270 Joondalup Drive
Joondalup WA 6029
Ph: +61(0)8 6304 3518

Paramedicine (5)

Health Care Services (3)

Clinical Placement (1)