Adam is a Lecturer-Researcher at Edinburgh Napier University and an Honorary Research Fellow with the Emergency Medicine Research Group, Department of Emergency Medicine, NHS Lothian. Adam completed his Masters in Clinical Research and Ph.D at the University of Edinburgh where he focussed on emergency care. His thesis explored how emergency department teams deliver care during complex patient resuscitation episodes, with a particular focus on Nurses' leadership.
Adam's research interests include out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, palliative care in the emergency department, and emergency nursing care. He collaborates with the Emergency Medicine Research Group, the Resuscitation Research Group and the Scottish Ambulance Service.