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A/Prof Natasha Smallwood is an academic consultant respiratory physician with clinical expertise and research interests in breathlessness, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pulmonary fibrosis, symptom management and severe lung diseases. She completed her undergraduate medical degree at Nottingham University, UK (1999), as well as her initial postgraduate medical training in the UK, before moving to Australia. In addition to her respiratory qualifications, she holds postgraduate qualifications in medical leadership, palliative care and epidemiology. Prior to moving to the Alfred Hospital and Monash University (2021), she was a consultant respiratory physician at the Royal Melbourne Hospital for 12 years, where she led the Advanced Lung Disease and Domciliary Oxygen Services.
A/Prof Smallwood is the Head of the Chronic Respiratory Disease laboratory at the Central Clinical School, Monash University and leads a Breathlessness and Advanced Respiratory Disease Clinic at the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne. She has over 60 publications and holds major research grants. In addition to her academic and clinical roles, she hold multiple leadership roles, including being a Board Director for the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand. She is a taskforce member for various national and international respiratory guidelines. In addition to her respiratory research, A/Prof Smallwood has interests in organisational leadership, crisis preparedness and gender equality.
Respiratory Medicine, PhD, University of Melbourne
Award Date: 27 Jul 2019
Palliative Care, Specialist Certificate, University of Melbourne
Award Date: 8 Apr 2014
Epidemiology, MSc, University of Melbourne
Award Date: 13 Dec 2011
Medicine, BMBS, University of Nottingham
Oct 1994 → Jul 1999
Medicine, BMedSci, University of Nottingham
Oct 1994 → Jul 1997
Honorary Respiratory Physician, Royal Melbourne Hospital1 Jun 2021 → …
Clinical Associate Professor, University of Melbourne5 Apr 2019 → …
Research area keywords
- Pulmonary fibrosis
- Models of Care
- Palliative care
- Severe lung diseases
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Smallwood, N., 1 Jul 2021, In: European Respiratory Journal. 55, 1, 11 p., 1900701.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Letter › Research › peer-reviewOpen Access
Smallwood, N., 4 Aug 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Respirology. 2 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Letter › Other › peer-reviewOpen Access
Smallwood, N. & Willis, K., Aug 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Respirology. 2 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Comment / Debate › Other › peer-reviewOpen Access
Over-oxygenation in the acute hospital setting: an implementation failure in need of an implementation science solutionSmallwood, N. & Holland, A. E., May 2021, In: Internal Medicine Journal. 51, 5, p. 633-635 3 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Editorial › Other › peer-reviewOpen Access