Prof Fiona Wood AM

Winthrop Professor Fiona Wood is a Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon specialising in the field of burn care, trauma and scar reconstruction.

Fiona is the Director of the WA Burns Service of Western Australia and a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Princess Margaret Hospital and Fiona Stanley Hospital.

Her research through the Burn Injury Research Unit UWA and the Fiona Wood Foundation is focused on scarless healing.

In bringing basic science to the bedside the aim is to build a unique capacity to facilitate direct research collaborations between researchers and practitioners across basic science, population health, clinical care and clinical outcomes.

Fiona has also been involved in a number of education and disaster response programmes associated with her interest in burns and has presented and published a variety of papers over the years.

Fiona and Marie Stoner, co-founders of Clinical Cell Culture,  now Avitamedical, won the 2005 Clunies Ross Award for their contributions to Medical Science in Australia.

Fiona received the honour of being named Australian of the Year in 2005.

Dr. Naomi O'Grady

Dr. Naomi O'Grady is a staff clinician in the Clinical Center's Critical Care Medicine Department and the Medical Director of the CC's Procedures, Vascular Access, and Conscious Sedation Services. Additionally, she serves as the CCMD's Medical Director of Patient Safety and Quality. She is an attending physician with the Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Department of the Children's National Medical Health System, and holds an appointment in the Department of Internal Medicine's Division of Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

She obtained her undergraduate degree from University of Michigan and her medical degree at The Ohio State University where she also completed her internship and residency, then completed fellowships with NIH, and Johns Hopkins University, before returning to NIH in 1999.

Her research focuses on strategies to reduce the incidence of antimicrobial resistant pathogens in the ICU, and catheter-related blood stream infections.

Dr. O'Grady is currently the Chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine Specialty Board for Critical Care Medicine, and serves on the ABIM Council. She is a fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society and of the American College of Critical Care Medicine.

Important Dates

THE AUSTRALIAN VASCULAR ACCESS SOCIETY 2ND SCIENTIFIC MEETING
11 + 12 MAY 2017

HIGHLIGHTS WoCoVA 2016
10 MAY 2017

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
Closing 31 January 2017

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION CLOSE
10 March 2017 27 March 2017

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