Steering Committee

STEERING COMMITTEE

The VLCR has a Steering Committee of experts who assist with making strategic decisions for the project and provide guidance to the operational team.
The Steering Committee is responsible for assessing external applications for data from the registry.

 

Associate Professor Robert Stirling

Chair, VLCR Clinical Lead
Senior Respiratory Specialist, Clinical Lead Lung Cancer Multidisciplinary Meeting

Department of Allergy Immunology and Respiratory Medicine, Alfred Health
Respiratory Medicine
Affiliation(s): Monash University, Alfred Health

 

Prof John Zalcberg

VLCR Academic Lead
Head, Cancer Research Program, SPHPM, Monash University
Tony Charlton Chair of Oncology, Alfred Health

Medical Oncology
Affiliation(s): Monash University, Alfred Health

 

Prof David Ball

Deputy Director, Radiation Oncology & Cancer Imaging, Chair, Lung Service, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Radiation Oncology
Affiliation(s): Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, The University of Melbourne, Epworth HealthCare

 

Dr Peter Briggs

Medical Director SMICS / Head of Oncology, Southern Health
Medical Oncology
Affiliation(s): Monash Health

 

Mrs Shirley Carvosso

Consumer representative

 

A/Prof Susannah Ahern

Head, Registry Sciences Unit
Epidemiology/Clinical quality registries
Affiliation(s): Monash University

 

Dr Matthew Conron

Director, Respiratory & Sleep Medicine, St Vincents Hospital
Respiratory Medicine
Affiliation(s): St Vincents Hospital, University of Melbourne

 

Ms Mary Duffy

Lung Nurse Coordinator
Respiratory Medicine
Affiliation(s): Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

 

A/Prof Vinod Ganju

Medical Oncologist and Haematologist, Peninsula Oncology Centre
Medical Oncology
Affiliation(s): Peninsula Health, Monash University, Hudson Centre for Cancer Research

 

A/Prof Louis Irving

Director, Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital
Respiratory Medicine
Affiliation(s): Royal Melbourne Hospital, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, University of Melbourne

 

A/Prof David Langton

Respiratory & Sleep Physician, Peninsula Private Hospital
Respiratory Medicine
Affiliation(s): Peninsula Health, Ramsay Health

 

Prof Michael MacManus

Associate Director (Research), Department of Radiation Oncology, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Radiation Oncology
Affiliation(s): Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, University of Melbourne

 

Ms Helen Farrugia

Director of Victorian Cancer Registry
Affiliation(s): Cancer Council Victoria

 

A/Prof Sue Evans

Head, Clinical Registry Unit, School of Public Health and Medicine Preventive, Monash University
Epidemiology/Clinical quality registries
Affiliation(s): Monash University

 

Prof John McNeil

Head, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine and Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University
Affiliation(s): Monash University

 

A/Prof Jeremy Millar

Director, Radiation Oncology William Buckland Radiotherapy Centre Alfred Health & Gippsland
Medical Oncology
Affiliation (s): Alfred Health, Monash University

 

A/Prof Paul Mitchell

Director, North-Eastern Integrated Cancer Service
President, Australasian Lung Cancer Trials Group

Medical Oncology
Affiliation(s): Austin Hospital, University of Melbourne

 

A/Prof Jennifer Philip

Co-Deputy Director, Centre for Palliative Care
Deputy Director, Palliative Medicine, St Vincents Hospital

Palliative Medicine
Affiliation(s): St Vincents Hospital, University of Melbourne

 

A/Prof Gary Richardson

Director, Cabrini Academic Haematology & Oncology Service
Chairman, Private Cancer Physicians of Australian, Foundation 4 and Medical Oncology Group of Australia

Medical Oncology
Affiliation(s): Cabrini Health, Monash University

 

Mr Phillip Antippa

Cardiothoracic Surgeon & Director, Lung Cancer Services, Royal Melbourne Hospital
Thoracic Medicine
Affiliation(s): Royal Melbourne Hospital, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Epworth HealthCare

 

A/Prof Ben Solomon

Head, Lung Cancer Medical Oncology Service, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Medical Oncology
Affiliation(s): Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, University of Melbourne

 

Dr Inger Oleson

Medical Oncologist, Andrew Love Cancer Centre
Medical Oncology
Affiliation(s): Barwon Health

Dr Barton Jennings

Director, Lung Cancer & Bronchoscopy, Monash Health
Respiratory Medicine
Affiliation(s): Monash Health, Cabrini Health, Epworth HealthCare

A/Prof Gavin Wright

Director, Surgical Oncology St Vincents Hospital
Medical Oncology
Affiliation(s): St Vincents Hospital, University of Melbourne

 

Dr Andrew Haydon

Medical Oncologist, Alfred Health
Medical Oncology
Affiliation(s): Alfred Health, Cabrini Health

 

Ms Kathyrn Whitfield

Manager, Cancer Reform Department of Health and Human Services
Affiliation(s): Victorian Government, DHHS

 

Prof Danielle Mazza

Head, Department of General Practice, Monash University
General Practice Medicine
Affiliation(s): Monash University