MelNet Leadership

MelNet's 2018/2019 Executive Committee

Mr Gary Duncan, Executive Committee Co-Chair
Gary is a plastic surgeon with a special interest in skin cancer, including melanoma.

Dr Chris Boberg, Executive Committee Co-Chair
Chris is a General Practitioner with a sub-specialist interest in early detection and management of skin cancer.

Megan Chapman
Megan is the Manager of the Child and Family Health team at the Health Promotion Agency (HPA).

Professor Mike Eccles
Mike is a biomedical researcher and the New Zealand Institute for Cancer Research Trust Chair in Cancer Pathology in the Pathology Department at the University of Otago.

Trish Leathem
Trish is a skin cancer clinical nurse specialist working in the Counties Manukau District Health Board, Auckland.

Mr Richard Martin
Richard is a cutaneous surgical oncologist based in Auckland who trained at the Sydney Melanoma Unit.

Mr Jeremy Simcock
Jeremy is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Otago, Christchurch and Plastic Surgeon at the Canterbury District Health Board.

Dr Ian Coutts
Ian is a dermatologist who practices both publicly and privately in the Wellington region, and the co-founder of NZ Dermatology and Skin Cancer Centre. 

Dr Richard Massey
Richard is a qualified pathologist and has been Director of Pathology Associates for the past 12 years. 

Dr Jody Jordan
Jody is a medical oncologist at the Hawke's Bay District Health Board.