Tria is a paediatric nurse who has worked at the Royal Children’s Hospital and Murdoch Children’s Research Institute for the past 24 years. Tria has worked as a clinical nurse consultant in both paediatric dermatology and rheumatology and recently completed a Masters of Clinical Research at the University of Melbourne. Tria is a member of the MCRI Tropical Diseases and Vaccine Uptake groups, and is currently working on the COVID Wellbeing project and leads the Urban Pharyngitis Surveillance Study for the Australian Strep A Vaccine Initiative (ASAVI). Tria was awarded the Royal Children’s Hospital Mary Patten Award in 2007 in recognition for her commitment to patient care. Tria is a mother to 3 girls.