Inductees 2018 - Professor Christobel Saunders

Professor Christobel Saunders

Professor Christobel Saunders is an outstanding internationally renowned breast cancer surgeon who has succeeded in achieving excellence in a largely male dominated field (Medicine). Prof. Saunders has performed research for 25 years (with a focus on breast cancer), including practice changing clinical trials of new treatments, supportive care, translational and health services research which have led to better treatments for people with cancer and improved survival. She is closely involved in strategic planning of cancer services and research in Australia, serves on many Boards and panels of government and community groups. As a Consultant Surgeon and a leader in surgical practice and cancer research, she was named joint WA Premier's Scientist of the Year in 2017, but above, and behind these many skills and attributes is her humility, which is her fundamental virtue enabling her to 'serve' others and inform her agenda to work for the common good and betterment of the health of the community. She continues to lead, inspire and mentor the next generation of surgeons, scientists, young women and members of the community.

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Inductees 2018
Patricia Barblett AM
The Honourable Diana Bryant AO QC
Hazel Butorac OAM JP
Helen Margaret Creed
Nicola Forrest
Terrie Gomboc
Kelly Howlett
Sue Middleton
Dr Ann O'Neill
Professor Christobel Saunders
Suzanne Maree Urbaniak
Dr Tracy Westerman
Gina Williams
Mrs Irene Hooper AM
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