Ms Ellaine Boo

RN BSc CritCareDip(ED) MNursRes

Head, International Programs (East Asia), National Trauma Research Institute

Lecturer, LaTrobe University

Ms Ellaine Boo is the Head of International Programs (East Asia) at The National Trauma Research Institute and works as a Lecturer at Alfred Clinical School, La Trobe University. Ms Boo was a Clinical Nurse Specialist at the Alfred Trauma Services & Emergency departments and has worked at The Alfred hospital for 10 years. She has completed her Diploma of Nursing Science in Emergency Nursing and Masters of Nursing – Research Methods at La Trobe University.

Ms Boo is actively involved in the development of trauma systems in East Asia, particularly in China and Myanmar. Currently, she is coordinating programs to improve trauma reception and resuscitation in Longgang Central Hospital (LCH), China and Yangon General Hospital (YGH), Myanmar. She has coordinated an AusAID Public Services Linkage Program grant to improve hospital trauma reception and resuscitation in Philippines General Hospital (PGH), Philippines. Ms Boo has substantial experience in facilitating and organising trauma education & resuscitation courses in Australia and overseas. Ms Boo and Professor Mark Fitzgerald have developed a one day Trauma Resuscitation – The Initial Approach Course. This course has been delivered in China, Philippines and India.

Ms Boo’s research focus is on the capability of developing countries in setting up trauma systems.