PhD, MSc, BSc
Dr Smith is a Respiratory and Sleep Physiologist and Senior Research Co-ordinator within the Children’s Lung Health team at Telethon Kids Institute. She has over 10 years of experience in clinical research, and for the past 3 years has been performing specialist respiratory testing as part of the Western Australian Lung health in Prematurity (WALHIP) follow-up of young adults born preterm.
Dr Smith supervises the Research Respiratory Laboratory at Telethon Kids overseeing reporting, quality assurance and training of internal and external staff & students. In addition to her role in the laboratory, Dr Smith prepares grant submissions. scientific publications, manages team finances & databases and acts as a line manager for junior staff.