Human Research Ethics

Our research ethics committees review cancer research projects to ensure ethical standards are met and that the confidentiality of participants' information is protected.

(See our glossary of medical and professional acronyms for details of qualifications).


Membership of the Human Research and Ethics Committee

Dr Alice Owen: BSc (Hons), PhD
Chair

Ms Donna Benjamin: BA Hons (Theatre and Drama), Grad Dip Hum (English), Grad Dip Internet and Web Computing
Layperson

Mr David Coldrey: BCom, FREI
Layperson

Rev Tat Hean Lie: BAppSc, Grad Dip Applied Information Systems, BTh DipMin
Minister of religion

Dr Brigid Lynch: BSc, MSc(Comm), PhD(PopHealth)

Researcher, epidemiologist 

Prof Marilyn Pittard: LLB (Hons), BEc (Hons), Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria 
Lawyer

Dr Jeffrey Tan: MBBS, MRCOG, FRANZCOG
Medical practitioner 

Dr Jennifer Walker: BAppSci (AppBiol/Biotech), MPH, PhD
Researcher, behavioural scientist