STEERING COMMITTEE

LaRDR is coordinated centrally at Monash University’s Alfred Centre Campus (Melbourne).

It is governed by a Steering Committee which provides strategic decision-making activities and oversees successful delivery of the project.

Stephen Opat
Chair
Prof Stephen Opat is the Director of Clinical Haematology at Monash Health and Head of Department of Haematology, School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, Monash University
Leanne Berkahn
Dr Leanne Berkahn is Clinical Haematologist and Head of the Lymphoma Service at Auckland Hospital and a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, NZ
Chan Cheah
Dr Chan Cheah is a Consultant Haematologist at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and Clinical Senior Lecturer at the School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Western Australia
Michael Dickinson
Dr Michael Dickinson leads the Aggressive Lymphoma stream within the Integrated Haematology Service, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Victoria
Maher Gandhi
Prof Maher Gandhi is the Leukaemia Foundation Chair in Blood Cancer Research and Senior Staff Specialist, Department of Haematology, Princess Alexandra Hospital
Pratyush Giri
Dr Pratyush Giri is a Haematologist at Royal Adelaide Hospital and Director of Pathology at SA Pathology
Eliza Hawkes
Dr Eliza Hawkes is a Medical Oncologist at Olivia Newton John Cancer Centre, Austin Health, Eastern Health and Epworth Eastern Hospital, both in Victoria.
Anna Johnston
Dr Anna Johnston is a Clinical and Laboratory Haematologist at the Royal Hobart Hospital and Director of the Tasmanian Statewide Bone Marrow Transplant Service
Colm Keane
Dr Colm Keane is a Haematologist at Princess Alexandra Hospital and NHMRC Early Career Fellow at The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute
Zoe McQuilten
Dr Zoe McQuilten is a Consultant Haematologist and ANZIC-RC Senior Research Fellow (SRF) working with the Blood Centre of Research Excellence (CRE)
Jake Shortt
A/Prof Jake Shortt is Head of Haematology Research at the School of Clinical Sciences and Clinical lead at Monash Haematology for leukaemia and myelodysplasia
Dipti Talaulikar
A/Prof Dipti Talaulikar is a Clinical Haematologist at The Canberra Hospital leading the Haematology Translational Research Unit and visiting Fellow at the ACRF Department of Cancer Biology and Therapeutics at The John Curtin School of Medical Research
Judith Trotman
A/Prof Judith Trotman is a Senior Staff Specialist and Director, Clinical Research Unit in the Haematology Department, Concord Hospital, NSW
Erica Wood
A/Prof Erica Wood is the Head of the Transfusion Research Unit at the School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine, Monash University and Consultant Haematologist at Monash Health, VIC