Our steering committee is made up of a group of dedicated people including senior clinicians/medical oncologists, haematologists, cancer researchers and bioinformaticians. It includes the Directors of the Oncology Department of several Monash affiliate hospitals, who collectively  help steer the direction of the precision oncology program to achieve the program’s goals.

Project Team

Professor Mark Shackleton
MPCCC Precision Oncology Clinical Program Lead

Steering Committee

Professor Mark Shackleton (Chair)
Professor and Director of Oncology, Alfred Health and Monash University
Professor Melissa Southey
Chair of Precision Medicine, Monash School of Clinical Sciences; MPCCC Research Director
Dr Ross Jennens
Medical Oncologist, Epworth Healthcare
Dr Tu Nguyen-Dumont
Cancer Geneticist and Bioinformatician
Monash University
Associate Professor Zee Wan Wong
Director of Oncology, Peninsula Health
Professor Ian Davis
Head, Eastern Clinical School, Monash University
Dr Cameron McLaren
General Oncologist, St. John of God Health Care
Professor Catriona McLean
Head of Anatomical Pathology, Alfred Health
Dr Vivek Rathi
Head of Genetics and Molecular Pathology Unit, Monash Health Pathology
Dr Nick Wong
Monash Bioinformatics Platform, Monash University
Professor Andrew Wei
Head of Human Molecular Pathology, Alfred Health
Professor Andrew Perkins
Australian Centre for Blood Diseases, Monash University; Haematologist, Alfred Health
Professor Jake Shortt
Clinical Haematologist, Monash Health
Professor Ron Firestein
Head Centre for Cancer Research, Hudson Institute Medical Research
Ms Vivien Vasic
Manager MHTP Technology Platforms, the Hudson Institute of Medical Research
Dr Mahesh Iddawela
Medical Oncologist, Alfred Health and Latrobe Regional Health
Leader of the Gippsland Cancer Survivorship Program
Cancer genomics research (prostate), Monash University

Non-voting members

Ms Anna Kilgour
Chief Operating Officer, MPCCC