Flora Wong

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Dr. Flora Wong is a Consultant Neonatologist at Monash Newborn, Monash Medical Centre, with a joint appointment as senior research fellow at the Department of Paediatrics and The Ritchie Centre, Monash University. Her research interests are in preterm cerebral pathophysiology, cerebral blood flow and oxygenation in relation to brain injury in newborn infants undergoing intensive care. She has expertise in the application of Near Infra-red Spectroscopy to examine the cerebral pathophysiology in both animal and clinical studies, employing a translational paradigm.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Medicine, PhD, New Bedside Techniques Utilising Near Infrared Spectroscopy In Preterm Infants, MONASH UNIVERSITY

Award Date: 10 Feb 2009

Medicine, MBBS, University of Melbourne

Award Date: 30 Nov 1993

Research area keywords

  • preterm infant
  • Neonatal brain injury
  • cerebral blood flow
  • cerebral oxygenation
  • neurodevelopment

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