Professor Shirley Jansen

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Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Research (Joint Program Head - Cardiovascular Science and Diabetes)

Professor Shirley Jansen

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Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Research (Joint Program Head - Cardiovascular Science and Diabetes)

Professor Shirley Jansen


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Professor Shirley Jansen is Joint Program Head of Cardiovascular Science and Diabetes as well as Director of the Heart and Vascular Research Institute at the Perkins and has led her unit to great success in first in man, pharmacological and device related trials in vascular disease. She is also Head of Dept of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, a busy quaternary unit overseeing 900 in-patients per year. She was awarded PhD in 1999 and The Sustained Overall Clinical Excellence Award from Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in 2016. She has run over 30 government and industry sponsored clinical trials, the majority as PI/site PI. She supervises six PhDs and four Masters and numerous other projects covering a wide range of vascular pathologies. Her main research interests since PhD are in the clinical management of carotid, peripheral vascular disease, diabetic foot disease and venous leg ulcers, as well as the interface with bioengineering and innovation.

Prof Jansen has wide experience in all aspects of vascular, endovascular surgery, perioperative care and prevention and health outcomes. She has published over 60 research papers and five chapters, and given over 50 presentations at national and international meetings. She has received eight travelling fellowships in her career. She is also an inventor, and convenor of two national/international vascular surgical training workshops. Shirley is actively engaged in cross-disciplinary collaborations locally and internationally in the areas of imaging, treatment modalities and outcomes for vascular diseases.

Positions:

• Joint Program Head – Cardiovascular Science and Diabetes, Harry Perkins Institute for Medical Research, Perth WA

• Director Heart and Vascular Research Institute, Harry Perkins Institute for Medical Research, Perth WA

• Consultant Vascular Surgeon and Head of Dept of Vascular Surgery at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

• Professor Vascular Surgery, Curtin University

• Clinical Professor UWA

• Platinum Convenor CTEC, UWA, WA

• Australian Health Research Alliance, National Wound Care Initiative. WAHTN project working group

• Member of ASSET Faculty Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

• Advisory Panel, Thrombosis Australia

• International Advisory Panel diabetic foot disease-URGO