Meet our team

Directors

Professor Jonathan Clark

Associate Professor Ardalan Ebrahimi

Associate Professor Carsten Palme

Dr Bruce Ashford

Dr Puma Sundaresan

A/Prof Dion Forstner

working group

Sr Sarah Davies

Dr Haryana Dhillon

Ms Merran Findlay

Sr Catriona (Cate) Froggatt

Dr Joe Jabbour

Dr Hubert Low, Chris O'Brien Lifehouse

Dr Julia Maclean

A/Prof Chris Milross

Sr Justine Oates

Dr Kerwin Shannon

Dr Heather Shepherd

Our Staff

Nadia Rosin

Christian Lane-Brown

Our Ambassadors

Marty Doyle

Julie McCrossin

Denyse Whelan

Expert contributors

Dr Bruce Ashford

Head & Neck Surgeon
Wollongong Hospital NSW

A/Prof Martin Batstone

Maxillofacial and Head & Neck Surgeon
Royal Brisbane Hospital QLD

Dr Vikneswary Batumalai

Research Radiation Therapist Liverpool Cancer Therapy Centre
Ingham Institute NSW

Dr Thomas Beddow

Medical Student
 University of Sydney, NSW

Dr Ron Bova

Otolaryngologist/Head & Neck Surgeon/Clinical Associate Professor
St Vincent's Clinic NSW

Dr Raewyn Campbell, Sydney Adventist Hospital, NSW

Otolaryngologist/Head & Neck Surgeon
Sydney Adventist Hospital, NSW

Dr John Chaplin, New Zealand

Thyroid and Head and Neck Surgeon
Auckland, New Zealand

Ms Emma Charters

Speech Pathologist
Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, NSW

Dr Madhavi Chilkuri

Radiation Oncologist
Townsville Cancer Centre, QLD

Dr Ben Chua

Radiation Oncologist
Metro North Hospital, QLD

Prof Jonathan Clark

Head & Neck Surgeon
Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, NSW

Dr Anthony Clifford

Head and Neck Surgeon
 Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, NSW

Dr Michael Collins

Radiation Oncologist
Townsville Cancer Centre, QLD

Dr Scott Coman

Otolaryngologist/Head & Neck Surgeon
Princess Alexandra Hospital, QLD

Dr Stephen Cooper

Radiation Oncologist
Macquarie University Hospital and St Vincent’s Hospital, NSW

Dr Julia Crawford

Otolaryngologist/Head & Neck Surgeon
St Vincent’s Public and Private Hospital, NSW

A/Prof Glen Croxson,

Otolaryngologist/Head & Neck Surgeon
 Fourth Avenue ENT Clinic, NSW

Sister Sarah Davies

Head and Neck Clinical Nurse Consultant
Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, NSW

Dr Haryana Dhillon

Research Fellow
University of Sydney, NSW

Dr Hayley Dixon

Dentist, Head of Department
Westmead Centre for Oral Health, NSW

Dr Sam Douthwaite

Otolaryngologist/Head & Neck Surgeon
ENT Clinics, QLD

A/Prof Ardalan Ebrahimi

Head & Neck Surgeon
Liverpool Hospital, NSW

A/Prof Michael Elliott

Otolaryngologist/Head & Neck Surgeon
Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, NSW

Ms Merran Findlay

Oncology Specialist Dietitian
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, NSW

A/Prof Dion Forstner

Radiation Oncologist 
Liverpool and Campbelltown Hospitals, NSW

Dr Allan Fowler

Radiation Oncologist
Liverpool Hospital, NSW

Sr Catriona (Cate) Froggatt

Head and Neck Clinical Nurse Consultant
 Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, NSW

A/Prof Richard Gallagher

Head and Neck Surgeon, Director Head and Neck Service
St Vincent’s Health Network, NSW

A/Prof Chris Griffiths

Dental Surgeon
Westmead Centre for Oral Health and Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre, NSW

Dr Jacques Hill

Radiation Oncologist
Mid North Coast Cancer Institute, NSW

Dr Joe Jabbour

Senior Resident Medical Officer
St Vincent’s Hospital, NSW

Dr Michael Kernohan

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Liverpool Cancer Therapy Centre, NSW

A/Prof Suren Krishnan

Otolaryngologist/Head & Neck Surgeon
Royal Adelaide Hospital, SA

Dr Judith Lacey

Director of Supportive Care
Chris O'Brien Lifehouse, NSW Palliative and Supportive Care, St George Private Hospital, NSW

Dr Richard Lewis

Otolaryngologist/Head & Neck Surgeon
 Mount Hospital and Fiona Stanley, WA

Dr Hubert Low

Otolaryngologist/Head & Neck Surgeon
Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, NSW

A/Prof  Bernard Lyons

Otolaryngologist/Head & Neck Surgeon
St Vincent’s Hospital, VIC

Dr Julia Maclean

Speech Pathologist
St George Hospital, NSW

Mr Michael Marthick

Exercise Physiologist
 Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, NSW

Ms Julie McCrossin

Consumer advocate, NSW

Dr Aoife McGarvey

Physiotherapist (PhD) Conjoint Lecturer (University of Newcastle)
Calvary Mater Newcastle

Dr John McGuinness

Otolaryngologist/Head & Neck Surgeon
Liverpool Hospital, NSW

A/Prof Chris Milross

Director, Radiation Oncology & Medical Services
Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, NSW

Dr Payal Mukherjee

Otolaryngologist/Head & Neck Surgeon
Sydney Adventist Hospital, NSW

Ms Tracey Nicholls

Nurse Practitioner
ENT Flinders Medical Centre, SA

A/Prof Navin Niles

Endocrine and Head & Neck Surgeon
Liverpool Hospital, NSW

Sr Justine Oates

Head and Neck Clinical Nurse Consultant
Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, NSW

A/Prof Carsten Palme

Otolaryngologist/Head & Neck Surgeon Director of Head and Neck Surgery
Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, NSW

Prof Ben Panizza

Otolaryngologist/Head & Neck Surgeon
Princess Alexandra Hospital, QLD

Prof Sandro Porceddu

Radiation Oncologist
Princess Alexandra Hospital, QLD

A/Prof Mark Schifter

Head of Department, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Special Care Dentistry
Western Sydney LHD, NSW

Dr Kerwin Shannon

Head & Neck Surgeon
Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, NSW

Dr Heather Shepherd

Research Fellow
University of Sydney, NSW

Dr Mark Smith

Otolaryngologist/Head & Neck Surgeon
Westmead Hospital, NSW

Dr Brian Stein

Medical Oncologist
 Adelaide Cancer Centre, SA

Dr Rebecca Strutt

Palliative Care Specialist
Liverpool Hospital, NSW

Dr Puma Sundaresan

Radiation Oncologist Consultant
Sydney West Cancer Network, NSW

A/Prof Mark Sywak

Endocrine Surgeon
Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW

Dr Swee Tan

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Hutt Valley DHB, New Zealand

Dr Mo Mo Tin

Radiation Oncologist
Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, NSW

Prof Michael Veness

Radiation Oncologist
Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre, Westmead Hospital and Nepean Cancer Centre, Nepean Hospital, NSW

A/Prof David Weisenfeld

Specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, VIC

Ms Carol Wilder

Radiation Therapy Educator
Liverpool & Macarthur Cancer Therapy Centres, NSW

A/Prof Chris Wratten

Radiation Oncologist
Calvary Mater Newcastle, NSW

Dr James Wykes

Head & Neck Surgeon
Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, NSW