Jacqueline Burgess

PhD Candidate, University of Queensland

Jacquii’s background is in nursing, and journalism/marketing. In an attempt to change the end result of caring for children with burn injuries in the hospital setting, Jacquii is undertaking a PhD to prevent paediatric scald injuries. Specifically, she is researching the leading cause of burns in young children - hot beverage scalds - which account for 20% of all paediatric burns in Australia. Jacquii is based at the Centre for Children's Burns & Trauma Research at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

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