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WOOD, Fiona Melanie

Also known as: née Wood

Born: 2/02/1958

Special Achievements:

1992 - Established Perth, Western Australia, first human skin tissue culture laboratory.
In 2003, she was awarded The Order of Australia Member of the Order (AM) and the Australian Medical Association's Contribution to Medicine Award.
In 2004, she was declared an Australian National Living Treasure by the National Trust and awarded a Doctor of Letters from the University of Western Australia.
2004 & 2005 - Western Australian Citizen of the Year.
2005 - Dr Wood was named Australian of the Year; and was a co-recipient  of the Clunies Ross Award.

Additional Information:

Leading Western Australian plastic and reconstruction surgeon and medical researcher.


Resources

  • References

    Fiona Wood AM (b. 1958).  (2007).  Retrieved from http://www.australianoftheyear.gov.au/paes/page59.asp.  Accessed 14 July 2006.


  • References

    Leser, David. (2005, November). Thank God for Fiona.  WW,54-59.


  • References

    (year unknown, July). 100 Spirited Women.  New Woman,page unknown.


  • Image - Professor Fiona Wood speaks at the Microsoft Australia Imagine Cup 2012 announcement in Sydney.

    Description: Professor Fiona Wood speaks at the Microsoft Australia Imagine Cup 2012 announcement in Sydney. Date: 5 May 2011, 10:02 Source: Professor Fiona Wood - 2012 Imagine Cup Announcement Uploaded by: Magnus Manske Author: Life@Microsoft Australia

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