Where has basic science, population health and translational research led us in paediatric burns?

Professor Fiona Wood, one of the world's eminent burns surgeons and researchers, tackles the practicalities and possibilities for burns management in PAC 2019’s keynote session.

Speaker biography:
Fiona is a Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon specialising in the field of burn care, trauma and scar reconstruction. As Director of the WA Burns Service of Western Australia she is consultant at Perth Children's Hospital and Fiona Stanley Hospital. As director of burns research she leads an interdisciplinary team with broad collaboration focused on translation to improve clinical outcomes. She has been the recipient of the 2003 Australian Medical Association's Contribution to Medicine Award and an Order of Australia Medal for work with the Bali bombing victims. As a National Living Treasure and Australian Citizen of the Year in 2004, she received the honour of being named Australian of the Year in 2005. Fiona and Marie Stoner, co-founders of Clinical Cell Culture, now Avita Medical, won the 2005 Clunies Ross Award for their contributions to Medical Science in Australia.

From the 2019 APLS Paediatric Acute Care Conference in Perth.