Kylie Sandy-Hodgetts


  • The University of Western Australia (M504), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Dr Sandy-Hodgetts is a Senior Research Fellow, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Western Australia. She is also Honorary Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine, Cardiff University Masters in Tissue Healing and Wound Repair Programme.  Her research interests are in wound healing, prevention, risk assessment and clincial trials in surgical wound healing and is Chief Investigator of a number of clinical trials Phase I - IV. Kylie is the immediate Past Chair, Board Wounds Australia and was the inaugural Deputy Chair. She has served on a number of boards including the European Wound Management Association (EWMA), Council Member and board member Cooperating Organisations Board EWMA. Kylie is Committee Member, World Union of Wound Healing Societies, Scientific & Ethics Committee and International Board Member.  Kylie is the Founder and inaugural President of the International Surgical Wound Complications Advisory Panel (ISWCAP), a culmination of her research activity and doctoral work into early identification and prevention of surgical wound complications.  Kylie is founder and Director of the Skin Integrity Research Institute and is a regular invited speaker for local and international conferences.  She provides education on both the national and international stage on research in wound care and skin integrity and has co chaired a number of clinical consensus documents and first authored over 20 original research papers.  

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

External positions

Board Member Scientific & Ethics Committee, World Union of Wound Healing Societies

1 Oct 2020 → …

Board Director, Institute of Skin Integrity and Infection Prevention

2019 → …

President , International Surgical Wound Complications Advisory Panel (ISWCAP)

2019 → …

Chairman Board, Wounds Australia


Council Member, European Wound Management Association


Industry keywords

  • Medical Devices
  • Diagnostics
  • Medicine and Pharma

Research expertise keywords

  • Clinical Trials
  • Translation
  • wound healing
  • Preventive medicine
  • Research Methods


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