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
Prof Marilyn Pittard: LLB (Hons), BEc (Hons), Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria
Lawyer, Deputy Chair
Ms Tarishi Desai: BComm, BA(Hons), JD
Dr Maia Sauren: BE, Electrical and Computing (biomedical major) PhD (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
Mr David Coldrey: BCom, FREI
Dr John Hannon: BSc(Hons), BTh, PhD, DipEd
Ms Grace Butson: BPhty, MCncrSc
Ms Rishni Perera: BBiomed, MSpeechPath
Ms Anna Wood: RN, PGMid, PGDipHCMgt, MPHC
Dr Rebecca Bergin: BA&Sc, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Hons), PhD (Department of General Practice)
Dr Fiona Bruinsma: BSc, Grad Dip App Psych, MA App Sc (Epidemiology), DPH
Dr Sibel Saya: BS, MC-GENCOUN, PhD (Centre for Cancer Research & Department of General Practice)