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Florence is the Knowledge Translation Lead at the National Centre for Clinical Research in Emerging Drugs (NCCRED). She is a Registered Nurse, and is currently completing an MSc in Public Health. After working in Respiratory and Emergency departments in the UK and Australia, she completed a Diploma in Tropical Nursing and joined Médecins Sans Frontières; coordinating malaria relief and a measles vaccination campaign in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and managing a Tuberculosis Hospital in Papua New Guinea. An interest in Health Systems Strengthening lead to involvement in the CareTrack Kids study with the Australian Institute of Health Innovation, and a position as HIV Clinical Trials Coordinator at St Vincents Hospital, Sydney. As Knowledge Translation Lead, she is responsible for leading the Centre's program of work supporting translation of research evidence into clinical practice. This is done through the development of tools and provision of training; facilitating network communications and sharing of resources; and development of benchmarking, continuous monitoring and quality improvement systems across a range of settings.

University role: 
Knowledge Translation Lead - NCCRED
Qualifications: 

BSc (Hons) Nursing, 2011; Diploma in Tropical Nursing, 2013.

Awards: 

ASHM Scholarship Recipient - HIV Drug Therapy, Glasgow, UK 2018