As part of our ongoing seminar series, the Centre of Excellence in Severe Asthma hosted Dr. Louisa Owens, for a webinar “Severe Asthma in Paediatrics” on 17 April 2019.
Please note that at the request of the presenter, individual case studies have been removed from the seminar recording to protect patient anonymity.
Dr. Louisa Owens provided an overview of issues to consider for the effective diagnosis, treatment and management of severe asthma in the paediatric and adolescent population.
Dr Louisa Owens is a Paediatric Respiratory Specialist and Consultant at Sydney Children’s Hospital. She is also a Conjoint Lecturer with the School of Women and Children’s Health at the University of New South Wales. Louisa completed her medical degree and paediatric training in Ireland before moving to Perth, Western Australia in 2012 to complete a Fellowship in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine. She took up a position as Staff Specialist at Sydney Children’s Hospital in 2016. She also serves on an expert advisory committee for Asthma Australia’s GASP program and is a Lecturer for the Diploma in Child Health/International Postgraduate Paediatric Certificate.
More information about severe asthma in paediatrics is also available in the Severe Asthma Toolkit – click here