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Assoc Prof Amanda Ullman

Assoc Prof

Amanda Ullman

NHMRC Fellow
Menzies Health Institute - Optimising Health Outcomes
+61 (0)7 3735 6462 (Work)
N48 2.20, Nathan Campus

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Children deserve the best of our healthcare. I am working to optimise health service delivery for children in hospital, so they are able to receive the treatment they need, without complications. I am a Paediatric Nurse, Associate Professor and NHMRC Fellow at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, and Menzies Health Institute Queensland. I am also the Paediatric and Neonates Director and Industry Liaison for the Alliance for Vascular Access Teaching and Research (AVATAR; and co-lead of the PAediaTric Teaching and Research Network (PATTERN; Currently supported by a National Health and Medical Research (NHMRC) Fellowship, project and partnership grants, my research focuses on the prevention of complications associated with paediatric hospital admissions, especially those related to central venous access devices. This includes leading projects such as the: - Development of the Michigan Appropriateness Guide for Infusion Catheters in Paediatrics (mini-MAGIC): - Innovation to improve the experience and outcomes of central venous access devices in paediatrics and cancer care: the e-Vascular Access Passport - Peripherally inserted central catheter Innovation to reduCe Infections and Clots (the PICNIC trial) - Prevention of Occlusion of cEnTral lInes for Children with cancer: the POETIC project - NeOnatal Vascular Access (NOVA) study: an observational audit of neonatal vascular access complications


  • Member
    Health Care Practice & Survivorship1 Jan 2018
  • Associate Professor
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Australia1 Jan 2019


  • Associate Editor
    Journal of Hospital Medicine, United States1 Jan 2019
  • Assistant Editor
    Cochrane Collaboration, Oxford, United Kingdom1 Jan 2016


  • Honorary Research Fellow
    Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Centre for Clinical Nursing1 Jan 2016
  • Honorary Research Fellow
    Paediatric Critical Care Research Group; Queensland Children's Hospital1 Jan 2016


  • Doctor of Philosophy
    Griffith University1 Jan 2013 - 1 Jan 2016
  • Masters of Applied Science
    Queensland University of Technology1 Jan 2008 - 1 Jan 2010
  • Graduate Certificate, Higher Education
    Griffith University, Australia1 Jul 2017 - 30 Jun 2019
  • Graduate Certificate, Paediatric Intensive Care Nursing
    Queensland University of Technology, Australia1 Jan 2007 - 31 Dec 2007
  • Bachelor of Nursing
    University of Southern Queensland1 Jan 1998 - 1 Jan 2000