The sun was shining and the stars were out for the Sony Foundation’s River4Ward event in Melbourne on Thursday. An annual event that raises vital funds for You Can youth cancer centres around Australia – including the centre on level one at Peter Mac.
Peter Mac Chief Executive Dale Fisher stepped out on Friday morning in support of the next generation of Australian women in senior and leadership positions as an official mentor at the Mentor Walks Australia event in Melbourne.
A breakthrough drug with its origins in Melbourne is driving a major shift in the treatment of a range of blood cancers, with two new clinical trials of chemotherapy-free combinations demonstrating dramatic benefits for patients with hard-to-treat diseases.
Elizabeth Kennedy is Peter’s Mac General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Elizabeth is a trailblazer who loves the law. She was the first in-house legal counsel for Epworth Healthcare, first in-house legal counsel for The Royal Women’s Hospital and prior to that first in-house legal counsel for the Royal Women’s and the Royal Children’s Hospitals. Here she explains the how she has thrived in the legal sector – a typically male-dominated environment. #PressforProgress #IWD2018
Congratulations to pharmacist and researcher Marliese Alexander, who was today awarded Peter Mac’s 2018 Lea Award. This prestigious award - presented this year on International Women’s Day - recognises and promotes emerging female research leaders in their early to mid-career at Peter Mac.
Sara Panozzo oversees one of our busiest outpatient clinics at Peter Mac. The Outpatient Pathology and Specialist Clinics see up to 850 patients per day. This means Sara’s day-to-day responsibilities are wide-ranging and include quality improvement, business management, recruitment, OH&S, risk management, clinical work and education. In the lead up to International Women's Day, Sara shares how her dedication to continuous improvement, collaborative and consistent practices, and open-mindedness, and her passion, has led her to the work she is doing today. #PressforProgress #IWD2018.
The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre acknowledges the traditional
owners of the land on which our five sites are located throughout Victoria.
We recognise their strength and resilience and pay our respects
to their Elders past and present.