Nick Santamaria

Professor Nick Santamaria
RN. B.App.Sc. Grad Dip Health ED. M.ED.St. PhD.
Nick Santamaria is the Professor of Nursing Research, Translational Research at the University of Melbourne and Adjunct Professor at Curtin University WA. Prior to his appointment at Melbourne Health in 2009 he held the Chair in Acute and Ambulatory Care at Royal Perth Hospital and Curtin University.
He has a long history of research in wound care and has published extensively and has secured more than AU$12M in research funding. Nick is a member Australian Commonwealth Government Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) in Wound Management Innovation Research Advisory Committee and his current research involves clinical trial exploring the prevention of pressure ulceration, mathematical modelling of wound healing in diabetic foot ulcers and venous leg ulcers and image processing in wound diagnosis.