Improving equity, access, and quality of care in serious illness
Prof Jennifer Philip
Prof Jennifer Philip, is Chair of Palliative Medicine at University of Melbourne, a palliative care clinician, researcher and teacher whose work aims to improve equity of access to high quality care underpinned by high quality evidence is available to all with needs. She leads the Palliative Nexus Group.
Tanya Fraser, EA
Tanya Executive Assistant for Prof Jennifer Philip
Dr Sacey Panozzo
Stacey Panozzo is a Research Fellow with Palliative Nexus, St Vincent's Hospital, Peter MacCallum Cancer The University of Melbourne. Stacey is a researcher whose particular areas of interest include improving supportive and palliative care access and delivery for patient groups experiencing vulnerability
Dr Farwa Rizvi
Dr Farwa Rizvi is a Research Fellow at Palliative Nexus, St Vincent's Hospital, and the University of Melbourne. Farwa is working on the Care Plus study; a multi-site implementation of early palliative care in routine practice to improve outcomes and reduce hospital admissions for people with advanced cancer
Meet Our Affiliates
A/Prof Brian Le
Brian is the Director of Parkville Integrated Palliative Care Service, and a key collaborator of Palliative Nexus on many studies across our research programs
Dr Aaron Wong
Aaron is a Medical Oncologist, Palliative Care Physician and Clinical Trial Fellow, and a collaborating researcher with Palliative Nexus on opioid pharmogenomics
Dr David Marco
David is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Palliative Care with a keen interest in bringing quantitative data to the clinical interface, and collaborating with Palliative Nexus on our Service Models for Serious Illness Program
Prof Vijaya Sundararajan
Vijaya is a Professor of Public Health at LaTrobe University, and a longstanding collaborator of Palliative Nexus bringing her health services research and analytic skills to our research programs
Dr Stephanie Schwetlik
Steph is a palliative care physician interested in needs of people with severe heart failure.
Dr Camille La Brooy
Camille is a social scientist leading a project on the community response and impact of Voluntary Assisted Dying legislation in Victoria.
Dr Natasha Smallwood
Natasha is a Respiratory Physician whose program of research focuses on palliative care needs in non-malignant lung disease.