Brain cancer Professor mentors Tasmanian researchers

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Professor Rosemary Harrup, Tasmania

Rosemary Harrup trained in Victoria and Tasmania in Medical Oncology and Clinical Haematology, completing a dual Fellowship in 2001. She is the current Director of Cancer and Blood Services at the Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH), a role she has held since 2009.

External to the RHH she is a member of the board of the Cancer Council of Tasmania, the Tasmanian Cancer Registry Advisory Group and the RHH Research Foundation Scientific and Advisory Committee. 

Rosemary is currently Deputy Chair of the Cooperative Trials Group for Neuro oncology (COGNO), a member of the Australian Brain Cancer Mission Steering Committee and the Australian Cancer Plan Tasmanian jurisdictional representative. She has a strong interest in clinical research, particularly in the areas of Clinical Trials in Brain Cancer, Malignant Haematology and Late Effects and is an active mentor for early career researchers.

Australian Health Journal spoke to Rosemary about her journey in medicine and specifically her work in Clinical Trials in Brain Cancer and the value she placed on her senior clinicians as  mentors and how she now mentors others.

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