Winthrop Professor Fiona Wood is a Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon specialising in the field of burn care, trauma and scar reconstruction. She is Director of the Western Australia Burns Service and a Consultant
Plastic Surgeon at the Princess Margaret Hospital and Fiona Stanley Hospital. Her research through the Burn Injury Research Unit at the University of WA and the Fiona Wood Foundation is focussed on scarless healing. In bringing basic science to the bedside, Fiona aims to build a unique capacity that facilitates direct research collaborations between researchers and practitioners across basic science, population health, clinical care and clinical outcomes.
Fiona has played pivotal roles 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. In the same year, Fiona was honoured as the Australian of the Year.