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Dr Christopher Matthew Smith

PhD Student in Health Sciences


I am an NIHR-funded Doctoral Research Fellow (Nov 1st 2017 - Oct 31st 2020), and part of the Emergency Care Group in the Clinical Trials Unit at Warwick Medical School.


Project: Improving use of Public Access Defibrillation in the response to out-of-hospital cardiac arrest


University Press Release about our article on Barriers to Public Access Defibrillation (25th Sept 2017):


People are reluctant to use public defibrillators to treat cardiac arrests


Talking on BBC World Service Health Check (01.00 - 07.40 mins) on 27th Sept 2017




Watch me talk about Public Access Defibrillation during a media interview training session:



Twitter: @Dr_CMSmith


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Resuscitation Council (UK) recommended signage for Automated External Defibrillators (AED) Profile Photo

Dr Christopher M Smith