Dr Treya Long - Research Assistant
Treya is an Exercise Physiologist, whose Doctoral studies investigated exercise as a medicine in oncology. Now a valued member of the paediatric burns research team she brings her skills into the burn care environment. Her focus are physical outcomes after burn injury and you will find her in the burns clinic collecting information on strength and physical function to investigate how these are impacted by burn injuries.
Tanesha Dimanopoulos - Research Assistant
Tanesha, our valued research assistant, has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, considerable experience in medical administration and a passion for the health and research sector. Joining our team in 2020, she has quickly established herself as an approachable, able and adept member of the research team. You will find her in the ward or in clinic coordinating the clinical part of the Biobank project.
Victoria Shoesmith - Research Assistant
Victoria has a background in nursing, health education, research, recruitment and patient care and is inspired by the aim of improving patient outcomes after burn. She also joined the team in 2020 and we appreciate her genuine and easy-going manner which ensures she quickly connects with patients, parents and families. You will find her in the ward or in clinic coordinating the clinical part of the Impact project.
Nutan Chaudhari - Research Assistant
Nutan has recently completed her PhD which investigated the use of a new treatment for burn scarring. She is now part of the PCH research team coordinating and supporting Tanesha by liaising between the patient end of the Biobank study at Perth Children’s Hospital and the technical end at the University of Western Australia. She is also project officer for the BRANZ registry, and you will find her at both Perth Children’s Hospital and Fiona Stanley Hospital coordinating this data.
The team all work closely with each other, supporting and helping with all projects to ensure a seamless and efficient research effort at Perth Children’s Hospital. We are immensely proud of each and everyone, who all work incredibly hard in their roles here at the Fiona Wood Foundation.