Our research and management team

Our research and management team

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Professor Fiona Wood

Director Burns Service WA and Director of Research

Professor Fiona Wood is the Director of the BIRU. She leads the research team at the Fiona Wood Foundation, encompassing the BIRU and the BSWA, both adult and children. 

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Associate Professor Mark Fear

Research lead - Basic science

Mark is a Senior Scientist at the Fiona Wood Foundation and Associate Professor at the Burns Institute Research Unit, UWA. 

Since graduating in 1996, Mark has been involved in scientific research at North Western University in Chicago, the University of London, and the University of Western Australia.

Mark’s research focus since 2006 has been on wound healing, scar formation, and ways to improve outcomes for burn patients.

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Dr Dale Edgar

Research lead - Rehabilitation

Dale is the Senior Physiotherapist & Senior Researcher at Fiona Stanley Hospital.

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Dr Lisa Martin

Research lead - Quality of life, education and prevention

Dr Lisa Martin is a researcher at the Burn Injury Research Unit at the University of Western Australia. She has worked in burns research since 2009, following a career in critical care and emergency nursing, cardiology research and clinical trials.

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Diane Lim

Fundraising, Relationships and Executive Manager

Diane is responsible for all the fundraising, partnerships, communications, marketing and database and executive management of the Foundation.

Di is a graduate from the University of Western Australia (UWA) with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Human Resource Management). Di has over 20 years  of experience in fundraising and relationship management and has held roles at The University of Western Australia and the University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle.


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