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Senior Research Officer

PhD

Dr Amgarth-Duff is an early career Post-doctoral Senior Research Offer in the Healthy Skin & ARF prevention team.

 

Ingrid works on multiple research projects including leading the development of the 2nd Edition of the National Healthy Skin Guidelines designed to help health care providers easily recognise, diagnose, and treat skin infections. The guidelines focus on the prevention and treatment of Impetigo, Scabies, Crusted Scabies, Tinea, atopic dermatitis, molluscum contagiosum and head lice for Indigenous populations and communities living in remote areas of Australia. In addition, Ingrid provides research support and scientific direction to the Koolungar Moorditj Healthy Skin project, the first ever Australian co-designed research-service study describing skin health for urban-living Aboriginal children and young people.  

 

Ingrid completed her PhD in delirium pathophysiology within the IMPACCT (Improving Palliative, Aged and Chronic Care through Clinical Research and Translation) centre at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) in 2021. Her PhD aimed to appraise and optimise the methodological approaches in research evaluating biological and clinical correlates of delirium and underlying conditions.