Dr Hayley Letson

 

Dr. Hayley Letson is  Senior Research Fellow in the Trauma and Sepsis Research Laboratory of the College of Medicine and Dentistry at James Cook University. After graduating with a University Medal in a Bachelor of Science majoring in Physiology and Pharmacology and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Hayley completed a PhD developing a novel small-volume fluid therapy for resuscitation of traumatic haemorrhagic shock. For the past decade Hayley has been developing this novel ALM therapy with her supervisor Professor Geoffrey Dobson for use on the battlefield with the support of the US Military. Dr Letson’s work in the field of trauma resuscitation science has been internationally recognized with three consecutive Young Investigator Awards from the American Heart Association.