We have selected a variety of expert international and national clinicians, researchers, specialists and generalists, with the aim of providing a stimulating educational program.
Professor Iris Zalaudek
Professor Iris Zalaudek graduated from the Karl Franzens University of Graz, Austria. She obtained a diploma in the specialisation in Dermatology and Venereology in 2003 at the Department of Dermatology, of the Medical University of Graz, Austria. Her main research field is dermato-oncology and dermoscopy. She has more than 60 scientific published articles in international peer reviewed journals with special emphasis on dermoscopy and oncology. She was clinical investigator for two multicentre trials researching new therapies for advanced melanoma.
Professor Giuseppe Argenziano
Professor of Dermatology in the Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Italy. His main field of research is in the use of new technologies for improving the diagnostic accuracy of pigmented lesions and early recognition of melanoma. He is author of numerous scientific articles and three books on dermoscopy. Professor Argenziano is the General Secretary of the International Dermoscopy Society.
Dr Simon Clark MBChB FRCPA
Specialist Histopathologist and Dermatopathologist Honorary Senior Lecturer University of Queensland, Australia Simon Clark has over 20 years of experience in dermatopathology education, training registrars in dermatology, pathology and plastic surgery and more recently in GP education. He is author of many pathology papers in peer reviewed journals, holds a fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australia and is a member of the International Society of Dermatopathology.
Professor David Wilkinson
Head of the School of Medicine and Professor of Primary Care University of Queensland, Australia David Wilkinson is a practicing GP with a special interest in skin cancer and a specialist in public health medicine. He led the development of the University of Queensland Master of Medicine (Skin Cancer) program and holds an award for excellence in teaching and learning from the Carrick Institute, Australia's highest such award.
Adam I. Riker, M.D., F.A.C.S., is the Medical Director of Cancer Services for Ochsner Health System and the Director of the Cancer Screening Program. A major emphasis of this position has been to integrate the Cancer Services on a system-wide basis, developing the growth of multidisciplinary cancer programs. Additionally, a major objective of the Ochsner Cancer Institute has been to further enhance the expansion and accrual of patients to the active Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP) supported by the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute.
Dr Mark Smithers
Director, Upper GI, Soft Tissue Unit Princess Alexandra Hospital
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, The University of Queensland
Chairman, Melanoma Clinic, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane; Chairman, Queensland Melanoma Project and
Medical Director, Melanoma Patients Australia.
The Queensland Melanoma Project co-ordinates trials ranging from Phase I studies of new therapies to multicentre Phase III trials for patients with locally advanced primary disease through to patients with stage IV metastatic melanoma.
Dr Cliff Rosendahl MBBS FSCCANZ
Lecturer School of Medicine, The University of Qld
Current Vice President SCCANZ
Director Skin Cancer Audit Research Database (SCARD)
Co-editor SCCANZ Skin Cancer Blog
Author and co-author of several published papers in peer-reviewed international journals
Invited presenter at several international venues on skin cancer and melanoma diagnosis
Over 30 years experience in General Practice including 7 years as a rural practitioner and 15 years forensic practice as Government Medical Officer (Qld)