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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

Professor Jeffrey Szer : BMedSc MB BS FRACP
Chair

Dr Fiona Bruinsma: BSc, Grad Dip App Psych, MA App Sc (Epidemiology), DPH

Deputy Chair

Dr Maia Sauren: BE, Electrical and Computing (biomedical major) PhD (Electrical and Computer Engineering)  
Layperson

Mr David Coldrey: BCom, FREI
Layperson

Reverend Frank Lees: 
Minister of Religion 

Ms Margaret Cowan: 
Minister of Religion 

Dr Rebecca Bergin: BA&Sc, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Hons), PhD (Department of General Practice)  

Researcher, Cancer Epidemiology 

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 Sibel Saya: BS, MC-GENCOUN, PhD (Centre for Cancer Research & Department of General Practice) 
Researcher