This is the story of an Avondale nursing alumna with an eponymous last name, her entrepreneurial brother-in-law and a greeting at graduation with a professor whose research has helped bring a hospital infection control resource to market.
An Avondale nursing lecturer has returned from Africa to complete a PhD she began during a six-month volunteer stint onboard a floating hospital.
An academic whose prolific publications and competitive grants have given his infection control research national profile is the first to receive a professorship from Avondale.
After 10 years in a classroom, an Avondale lecturer is taking her nursing skills back to sea to complete her PhD.
Research by an Avondale academic has demonstrated the importance of a new project to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections in New South Wales hospitals.
Urinary tract infections from inadequate healthcare practices are costing an extra 380,000 public hospital bed days in Australia each year, a world-first study demonstrates.