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Prof. Yee Leung

Prof. Yee LeungProfessor Yee Leung, MBBS FRANZCOG CGO, was recruited in 2011 as the inaugural Professor in Gynaecologic Oncology in Western Australia. He is the Head of Department of the Western Australian Gynaecologic Cancer Service and Director of Surgical Education at King Edward Memorial Hospital. He is Professor, School of Women's and Infants' Health, University of Western Australia, Head of Department, Western Australian Gynaecologic Cancer Service and Director, Surgical Education, King Edward Memorial Hospital for Women.

He is actively involved in RANZCOG serving as College Councillor, on the Gynaecologic Oncology Subspecialty Committee as Chair in 2006-2008 and 2012-2014, WA Regional Committee, Examiner for Gynaecologic Oncology, Education Strategy Committee, Education and Assessment Committee, Women's Health Committee, Honours Committee, Continuing Professional Development Committee and Program Director for the WA Gynaecologic Oncology Fellowship Training Program.

Other involvement includes: Grant Review Panel member, NHMRC; Gynaecological Cancers Advisory Group Cancer Australia; Honorary Board of Management, Women’s and Infants’ Research Foundation: Advisory Group member, WA Cervical Cancer Prevention Program 2012; Executive member, Australian Society of Gynaecologic Oncologists (Inc); Workshop Executive, Anatomy of Complications Workshop; Honorary Primate Gynaecologist for the Perth Zoo.

His research interest includes Gynaecologic Oncology clinical trials, basic and epidemiologic research. He obtained ethical approval to commence a gynaecologic cancer biospecimen bank for the Western Australian Gynaecologic Cancer Service in 2013, and successfully obtained a $1.25 million grant from the Cancer Research Trust for the Western Australian Gynaecologic Cancer Research Initiative