Professor Stephen Ackland (MBBS FRACP)

Senior Staff Specialist, Director Hunter Cancer Research Alliance (HCRA) Medical Oncology & Chair, Australia & New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group (ANZBCTG), NEWCASTLE

Professor Stephen Ackland was first elected to the Australia & New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group (ANZBCTG) Board of Directors in 2007, and was appointed a Director in 2010. In 2015 he was appointed the Chair of the Board. 

Prof Ackland is a Medical Oncologist and Senior Staff Specialist in the Medical Oncology Department of the Calvary Mater Newcastle. He is also Director of Clinical Cancer Research at Hunter New England Health, and Co-Chair of the Cancer Research Program of the Hunter Medical Research Institute.

In addition, he is Editor-in-Chief of the Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology and is a member of many national and international cancer research bodies.