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TROG Scientific Committee Members

March 2016 - March 2017

Scientific Committee Chair: Prof David Christie
Portfolio Leader - Publications: Dr Puma Sundaresan
Radiation Oncologist: A/Prof Trevor Leong
Radiation Oncologist: Dr Sashendra Senthi
Discipline Representative – Statistics: Prof Val Gebski
Discipline Representative – Radiation Therapy: Mr Rob McDowall
Discipline Representative – Medical Oncology: Dr Fiona Day
Discipline Representative – Physics: Prof Paul Keall
Discipline Representative – Health Economist: Prof Marion Haas
Special Advisor: C/Prof Peter Greer
Independent Consumer Representative: Mr John Stubbs 
TROG Chief Executive Officer: Mrs Renee Swanson (Acting)
TROG Quality Assurance Manager: Mrs Alisha Moore (Acting)
Secretary: Ms Rebecca Montgomery

Meet some of our Scientific Committee members

Prof David Christie, Genesis CancerCare, QLD

David holds the position of TROG Scientific Committee Chair and is also involved in the TROG Publications Committee. Continue reading....


Rob McDowall, Royal Brisbane & Women's Centre

Rob McDowall is a Radiation Therapist Consultant in Planning at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, and the Radiation Therapy discipline representative on TROG's Scientific Committee. Continue reading... 


Dr Fiona Day, Calvary Mater Newcastle

Fiona's role is to provide input on the application of systemic therapies in TROG trials. She hopes to assist in designing clinical trials that effectively address the most relevant clinical questions. Continue reading...

Our key research areas include treatment for breast, prostate, lung, head and neck cancers.