Franz Babl is a paediatric emergency physician and the Professor of Paediatric Emergency Medicine at the University of Melbourne, Australia. He is the director of research at the emergency department of the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, and head of emergency research at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Australia.
He is the founding chair of PREDICT, the paediatric emergency research network in Australia and New Zealand, and an executive committee member of PERN, the global collaboration of emergency research networks. His research focus is on multi-centre studies in emergency conditions in children.
When he does not do research his passion is building sandcastles with his children.