Dr Bronwyn Griffin
Dr Bronwyn Griffin is a Senior Research Fellow with Queensland University of Technology, School of Nursing, based at the Queensland Children’s Hospital. She has over 20 years experience in paediatric, emergency, burns and trauma nursing across the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, Royal Children’s Hospital Brisbane and now the Queensland Children’s Hospital.
Bron’s PhD focused on paediatric trauma and has since worked with the Centre of Children’s Burns and Trauma Research based at QCH. Her work now supports the integrated spectrum of paediatric emergency, burn and trauma care from injury prevention/public health, first aid, acute care and quality of life outcomes. She has attracted $1 million in research funds, (competitive grants $507,000). She has been instrumental at securing investigator initiated study funding through industry support. Bron has demonstrated outcomes engaging with various stakeholders in industry, academia, health and consumer networks.
Dr Griffin is a Fellow and Research Committee member of the College of Emergency Nurses Australia, a member of the Steering Committee of the Burns Registry of Australia and New Zealand and the Injury Prevention Committee for the Australia and New Zealand Burns Association. Griffin also acts as a member of the Queensland Statewide Trauma Clinical Network representing Queensland Children’s Hospital. Bron mentors senior clinicians to undertake rigorous paediatric emergency, burn and trauma research. Since 2017 Bron has supervised 7 higher degree research students, and 6 research fellows/assistants/nurses. She also supports clinicians undertaking post grad courses to reach their potential as clinicians, educators managers and researchers in advanced practice.