Clinical Assoc Prof Mary Sharp is the Medical Co-Director of the Neonatology Service. She has extensive experience in the acute care and long term follow up of preterm infants.
She is passionate about research to improve outcomes for preterm infants and their families. She is a clinician researcher with a diverse group of research collaborations including WIRF, PCH, UWA, TKI, ECU Centre for improving health services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.
Clin Assoc Prof Sharp has been involved in a diverse range of studies.
She is involved in a couple of neurodevelopmental projects including trials investigating therapies for children with cerebral palsy and follow up of children after treatment in utero for growth restriction.
MB BS (UWA)
M Med Sci (UWA)
- Sharp M, Campbell C, Chiffings D, Simmer K, French N. Improvement in long-term breastfeeding for very preterm infants. Breastfeeding Medicine 2015;10:145-9.
- Khanna M, Shackleton C, Verheggen M, Sharp, M, Wilson AC, Hall GL. Evaluating hypoxia during air travel in healthy infants. Thorax. 2013.
- Alkiaat A, Hutchinson M, Jacques A, Sharp MJ, Dickinson JE. Evaluation of the frequency and obstetric risk factors associated with term neonatal admissions to special care units. The Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 2013;53:277-82.
- Resnick SM, Hall GL, Simmer KN, Stick SM, Sharp MJ. The hypoxia challenge test does not accurately predict hypoxia in flight in pre-term neonates. Chest 2008; 133(5):1161-6