Prof Fiona Wood AM

Professor Fiona Wood is one of Australia’s most innovative and respected surgeons and researchers. A highly skilled plastic and reconstructive surgeon and world leading burns specialist, she has pioneered research and technology development in burns medicine.

Fiona was awarded the Australian Medical Association “Contribution to Medicine” Awarded, in 2003 and also received the Order of Australia Medal for her work with Bali bombing victims. She was named West Australian of the Year for 2004, and was nominated as a National Living Treasure and Australian Citizen of the Year in 2004. In 2005 she received the honour of being named Australian of the Year.

Fiona Wood is a great ambassador to the Fathering Project. She reflects: “Having a dad that inspired me to work and live to my potential; to make choices so that you get up in the morning and enjoy what you do is a gift that is constantly with me.”