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Biography

Dr Victoria Team is Senior Research Fellow in the School of Nursing and Midwifery. She is a recipient of prestigious Medical Research Future Fund Clinical Fellowship (2018-2021) and is a Chief Investigator on the Building capacity to optimise pressure injury prevention and surveillance across Monash Partners healthcare services project (Primary Chief Investigator Prof C.D. Weller). She is engaging with Monash Partners health services to enhance pressure injury surveillance and prevention through more effective capture of data and employment of other capacity building components. She co-designed an online education program on pressure injury prevention and management for front-line clinical staff.

Victoria trained as a medical doctor in Europe and practiced in Africa for almost 10 years. Since completing her doctoral degree at the University of Melbourne, she has been involved in research in women’s health and, lately, in the field of wound management. In recent past, she coordinated an NHMRC-funded project in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University, focussing on the translation of evidence-based practice in venous leg ulcer management into general practices in Victoria.

Victoria is Associate Editor for Frontiers in Communication (Health Communication), and Managing Editor for Medical Anthropology: Cross-Cultural Studies in Health and Illness.

Supervision interests

Victoria is an accredided supervisor and is accepting PhD students. Her supervision interests include:

  • Health services research, implementation science
  • Chronic wounds: prevention and management, pressure injury, venous leg ulcers
  • Immigrant health
  • Women's health: caregiving, mothering, breastfeeding, contraceptive technologies, body image

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
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Medicine, Donetsk State Medical University, Donetsk, Ukraine

Master of Public Health, University of Melbourne

Doctor of Public Health, University of Melbourne

Research area keywords

  • Translational research
  • Implementation science
  • Public Health
  • Wound management
  • Health services research
  • Women's health
  • Immigrant health
  • Medical anthropology
  • Nursing

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