MelNet Leadership

MelNet's 2017-2018 Executive Committee

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

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

Dr Catherine Barrow
Catherine is a Consultant Medical Oncologist at the Wellington Blood and Cancer Centre (WBCC), Wellington Hospital.

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
ichard 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.