A/Prof Melissa Eastgate Royal Brisbane Women's Hospital Australia

Associate Professor Melissa Eastgate is the Deputy Director of Medical Oncology at the RBWH, and the acting Stream Lead for Metro North Cancer Care Services . Melissa completed her medical degree at UQ and gained her FRACP in 2004. Since then she has worked at the RBWH as a medical oncologist, with her main clinical interests being melanoma and gastrointestinal cancers, in which areas she is an active researcher. Melissa established and chairs the Melanoma MDT at the RBWH. Melissa supervises physician trainees throughout their training and is the past Chair of the RACP Advanced Training Committee for Medical Oncology. Melissa is the current Deputy Chair of MOGA.   Melissa has a strong interest in enabling access to care for patients, having provided outreach services to Bundaberg for nine years, and currently is the medical lead of the Telechemotherapy service in Longreach. Melissa is an affiliate researcher at QIMR.