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WIRF is one of Australia's leading organisations that is dedicated to improving the health of women and infants.

Mary Sharp

Mary Sharp

Consultant Neonatal Paediatrician
  • Clin Associate Prof Mary Sharp is a neonatal paediatrician at the Women and Infant’s Health Service. She holds a number of leadership roles within the Health Service.

    She has a strong interest in teaching and is currently a member of the Advanced Training Committee for neonatal and perinatal medicine, through the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Her areas of clinical interest include long term neurodevelopmental outcomes after preterm birth and supporting these 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)
    FRACP
    M Med Sci (UWA)
    Dip RACOG
    1. 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.
    2. Khanna M, Shackleton C, Verheggen M, Sharp, M, Wilson AC, Hall GL. Evaluating hypoxia during air travel in healthy infants. Thorax. 2013.
    3. 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.
    4. 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
For over 40 years, WIRF has conducted and supported research to improve the health of women and infants.

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