Asha Bowen 20th Lancefield International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases 2017

Asha Bowen

Paediatric Infectious Diseases Specialist and NHMRC Early Career Fellow, Wesfarmers Centre BA MBBS DCH FRACP PhD Areas ofexpertise: Skin infections, Streptococcus pyogenes, Staphylococcus aureus, Indigenous children, central Line associated blood stream infections, osteomye/itis, paediatric infections Dr Asha Bowen is a clinician researcher working at Princess Margaret Hospital as a paediatric infectious diseases specialist. Her clinical role informs her research. She has recently completed her PhD at the Menzies School of Health Research in Darwin, a large randomized controlled trial on the treatment of impetigo in remote Indigenous children to find a better treatment option. At Telethon Kids Insttiute, she is involved in Group A streptococcus research and leads the skin team at Telethon. She also co-leads the Hospital based epidemiology and surveillance with Dr Chris Blyth. Asha is a member of the Australian and New Zealand Paediatric Infectious Diseases committee and the Australasian Society of Infectious Diseases clinical research network

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