Oncology Department Staff

Learn more about Monash Health’s oncology department.

Department Head

Professor Eva Segelov MBBS (Hon1) PhD FRACP
Professor/Director of Oncology
Gastrointestinal Cancers Neuroendocrine Tumours

Deputy Director Medical Oncology

Dr. Surein Arulananda, MBBS, BMedSci, PhD, FRACP
Thoracic Oncology Lead

Senior Medical Staff

Dr. Elizabeth (Liz) Ahern BE (Chem)(Hons1) MB, BS (Hons1) FRACP PhD
Phase 1 and Brain Cancers

Dr. Muhammad Alamgeer MBBS MD MRCP FRACP
Lung, Head & Neck and Skin Cancers

A/Prof. Peter Briggs MBBS FRACP
Lung Cancer

Dr. Daphne Day MBBS(Hons), FRACP
Breast, Head & Neck Cancer and Phase 1 Trials

Dr. Sophia Frentzas MBBS, BSc (Hons1) MRCP (Lon UK), PhD MRCP (MedOnc UK) PGDip (Oncology) FRACP
Gastrointestinal, Phase 1 Trials and Gynaecological Cancer

A/Prof. Marion Harris MBBS FRACP
Director of Familial Cancer, Gastrointestinal and Breast Cancer

Dr. Gwo Yaw Ho MBChB, BSc (Hon) FRACP PhD
Breast Cancer, Gynaecological Cancer

Dr. Elizabeth Liow BMedSci MBBS FRACP
Genitourinary and Gastrointestinal Cancers

Dr. Amelia McCartney BSc BA (Hons) MBBS FRACP
Breast Cancer

Dr. Cameron McLaren BSc (Hons) MBBS FRACP 
Genitourinary Cancer

A/Prof. David Pook BMedSci (Hons1) MBBS FRACP MD
Genitourinary Cancer

Dr. Ranjana Srivastava OAM FRACP
Breast Cancer, Geriatric Oncology

A/Prof. Andrew Strickland MBBS FRACP
Gastrointestinal Cancer

Dr. Kate Webber B.Sc (Med) MBBS (Hons1) FRACP PhD
Breast Cancer, Gynaecological Cancer and Cancer Survivorship

Dr. Michelle White MBBS GDipPallMed FRACP
Breast Cancer

Dr Amy Louise Body BSc (Med) MBBS  FRACP
Early Phase Trials

Dr Caroline Lum MBBS (Hons) FRACP B.Pharm (Hons)

Clinical Trials Fellows

2022

Dr. Mike Nguyen

Dr. Lynda McSorley

Dr. Nathan Bain

Dr. Veronica Aedo Lopez

Dr. Ashley Pheely

Advanced Trainees

2022

Dr. Walid Zwieky

Dr. Zhe Wang

Dr. Farzana Zaman

Dr. Jo Hudson

Dr. Amy Davies

Dr. Belle Sasse (from mid 2022)

Dr. Zarka Samoon

Oncology Translational Research Group

Professor Eva Segelov MBBS (Hon1) PhD FRACP
Group Leader

Dr. Sophia Frentzas MBBS, BSc (Hons1) MRCP (Lon UK), PhD MRCP (MedOnc UK) PGDip (Oncology) FRACP
Clinician Researcher

Dr. Gwo Yaw Ho MBChB, BSc (Hon) FRACP PhD
Clinician Researcher

Dr. Kate Webber B.Sc (Med) MBBS (Hons1) FRACP PhD
Clinical Researcher

Dr. Elizabeth Ahern BE (Chem)(Hons) MB, BS (Hons) FRACP
Clinical Researcher

Dr. Amelia McCartney BSc BA (Hons) MBBS FRACP
PhD Student

Dr. Daphne Day MBBS (Hons), FRACP
PhD Student

Mr. Alastair Kwok
Research Assistant – PROMS and PREMS in Cancers

Support Staff

Ms. Karen Gillett
Oncology Research Manager

Ms. Lisa Douglas
Administration Coordinator

Ms. Kristina Murphy
Administration Assistant

E: OncDeptAdmin@monashhealth.org
P: 9928 8592

TBA
PA/Administration Assistant
E: OncDeptAdmin@monashhealth.org
P:9928 8536

Ms. Vicki McLeod
Nurse Practitioner

Ms. Kelly Hoffman
Ethics Submission Lead

Ms. Emma Hoja
Operations Lead

Ms. Prabha Bhatta
Accounts Assistant

Ms. Megan Gillett
Ethics Submission Specialist

Ms. Elizabeth Matthews
Feasibility Administrator

Ms. Tamzin Leitch
Ethics Coordinator

Ms. Dixita Desai
Oncology Laboratory Coordinator

Ms. Susan Alford
Oncology Laboratory Assistant

Ms. Shekinah Ramos
Oncology Laboratory Assistant

 

Clinical Trials and Staff