Scientific Director Surgical Infection Research Group
Sydney, New South Wales
Dr Vickery (BVSc, MVSc, PhD, MASM) is Scientific Director of the Surgical Infection Research Group, at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney Australia. Dr Vickery has been at the forefront of research into detecting biofilm associated with breast implant failure, as well as endoscope, surgical instrument and environmental surfaces decontamination failures. Her research aims to prevent healthcare associated infections by focusing on both surgical strategies for preventing biofilm infection of medical implants, treating biofilm infections of chronic wounds and strategies that improve instrument and environmental decontamination. Her expertise in decontamination has led to membership of expert advisory committees for the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), Gastroenterological Nurses College Australia (GENCA) and Standards Australia.
Friday, June 14
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM