The CHBRI Research Team

> Clinical A/Professor John Harvey, Director of the Children’s Burns Unit & Burns Research Institute Co-founder

John Harvey has been a Paediatric Surgeon at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead since 1981. His interests include the introduction of laser therapy for burns scars, development of  formal training programs for surgical trainees, burns education programs in schools, the provision of burns care for the developing world. More information can be found on John's University of Sydney profile page

> Professor Andrew Holland, Professor of Paediatric Surgery

Andrew has over twenty years of postgraduate training and experience in surgery. His special areas of interest are in burns, trauma, neonatal and hypospadias surgery in children, with over 200 publications and presentations. He currently holds two NHMRC grants in burns and trauma research. Please visit Andrew's University of Sydney profile page for more information.

> Dr Erik La Hei, Specialist Paediatric and Burns Surgeon

Erik La Hei is a practising Paediatric Surgeon in both general surgery and burns, and has trained in The Netherlands, UK and Sydney.  His research concentrates on both the use of the Laser Doppler in children and the setting up of the porcine animal model of burns.

> Dr Torey Lawrence, Paediatric Surgeon

Dr Torey Lawrence is a practicing Paediatric Surgeon at The Children’s Hospital Westmead.  Her sub-speciality areas of interest include colorectal surgery, laparoscopic surgery and burns.  She has an interest in burns prevention and education as well as scar management and the cosmetic outcome and impact of burns scars.

> Other Research Team Members

  • Dr Sasi Suda, Burns PhD student
  • Dr Mitchell Nash, Burns Fellow
  • Sandra Spalding, Senior Social Worker
  • Cheri Templeton, Physio Burns Senior
  • Clair Toose, Physio Burns Senior
  • Stephanie Wicks, Physio Burns OPD/Clubbe
  • Deborah Maze, CNC Burns Inpatients
  • Kelly Waddell, Burns Nurse Practitioner
  • Madeleine Jacques, Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Christina Parkinson, Clinical Nurse Specialist