A/Prof Asha Bowen is a clinician scientist working at Perth Children’s Hospital as a paediatric infectious diseases specialist and Telethon Kids Institute in Perth, WA. Her clinical role informs her research. She completed her PhD at the Menzies School of Health Research in Darwin. Her PhD was a large randomized controlled trial on the treatment of impetigo in remote Indigenous children to find a better treatment option. At Telethon Kids Institute, she is Program Head of Vaccines and Infectious Diseases and she leads the Healthy Skin team. Asha is a Councillor of the Australian Society of Infectious Diseases (ASID), Chair of the Australian and New Zealand Paediatric Infectious Diseases committee of ASID and deputy chair of the ASID Clinical Research Network.