• The University of Western Australia (M310), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

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Biography

Sharon Perrella is a Research Fellow at the Hartmann Human Lactation Research Group, UWA. Sharon has a  clinical background with a special interest in preterm breastfeeding and milk production. Since PhD graduation Sharon has used ultrasound and intraoral vacuum measurement to examine sucking dynamics and suck-swallow-breathe coordination, while her current work focuses on the identification and management of women at risk of reduced breastfeeding duration. 

Education/Academic qualification

Biochemistry, PhD (distinction)

Award Date: 10 Mar 2015

Child, Adolescent & Family Health Nursing, Grad Cert Health, Flinders University

Award Date: 6 Mar 2006

MSc, Curtin University

Award Date: 23 Jul 2002

Neonatal Intensive Care, PGradDipClinNsg, Curtin University

Award Date: 20 Feb 1996

Nursing, BAppSc, Curtin University

Award Date: 23 Jul 1991

Research expertise keywords

  • breastfeeding
  • human milk
  • preterm infant

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