BSc(Med), MB BS, MHM, CHM, AFCHSM, FRACP
Melvin Chin is a clinical academic medical oncologist – he cares for patients with lung, melanoma, gastrointestinal and other cancers and he teaches UNSW medical students in the Oncology and Palliative Care term. He was the Head of Department-Medical Oncology at the Prince of Wales Hospital from 2015-2018 overseeing the move of clinical services into the Nelune Comprehensive Cancer Centre and the seemless collaboration with the Scientia Clinical Research. He is a member of the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District Human Research Ethics Committee. He has contributed to numerous clinical trials and health services research studies and continues to nurture new research collaborations.
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District - The Inspiring Ideas Challenge -The 200K Challenge 2017 - Project Lead
Cancer Institute NSW- Innovations in Cancer Control Grant- Priority 4 Building on Innovations in Cancer Care, 2018- Co-investigator - Sharing follow-up care for patients with colorectal cancer
Cancer Australia Supporting People With Cancer Grant 2019 - Co-investigator- Co-designing patient engagement strategies to enhance safety in cancer services for culturally and linguistically diverse patients
National Health and Medical Research Council Ideas Grant 2019- Chief Investigator H - Enhancing safety and care quality for culturally and linguistically diverse cancer consumers: A consumer engagement approach.