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Prof. Ken Catchpole


Trainer & Chartered Ergonomist

Ken is a clinically embedded research practitioner who has been applying human factors principles to improve safety and performance in acute care since 2003.

He has authored over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles related to patient safety and human factors, while working alongside clinicians at the front line to understand everyday challenges and address a broad range of reliability, safety and performance concerns from a human-centred perspective.

Ken is currently SmartState Endowed Chair in Clinical Practice and Human Factors at the Medical University of South Carolina.