MelNet Leadership

MelNet's 2016-2017 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.

Dr Jacqui Gardner
Jacqui is a Consultant Anatomical Pathologist at Canterbury Health Laboratories in Christchurch with a major subspecialty interest in skin pathology, in particular melanoma. 

Dr Fiona Larsen
Fiona is a dermatologist, sub specialty trained in both dermatopathology and Mohs surgery for skin cancer.

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.

Brief bios of the Executive Committee members can be found here.