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The launch of the Centre for Medical Psychology & Evidence-based Decision-making at the Sydney Cancer Conference

Friday 25 th July 2008.

The official launch of CeMPED was a great success. Speakers included: International Psycho-Oncologist Professor Lesley Fallowfield; Chair of Cancer Voices NSW Ms Sally Crossing (AM); The University of Sydney's Vice Chancellor Dr Michael Spence; CeMPED's Co-Director Professor Phyllis Butow; and Dr Norman Swan, producer and presenter of the Health Report on the ABC, was the MC. Dr Michael Spence officially opened the centre by unveiling a commemorative plaque.

 

Dr Norman Swan, producer and presenter of the Health Report on the ABC, welcomes guests to the launch

Professor Phyllis Butow, Co-Director of CeMPED, describes the centre's mission and goals

Chair of Cancer Voices NSW Ms Sally Crossing (AM) explains the importance of CeMPED from the consumer perspective

International Psycho-Oncologist Professor Lesley Fallowfield describes the importance of CeMPED from an international perspective.

The University of Sydney's Vice Chancellor, Dr Michael Spence, speaks about the importance of CeMPED to the university.

Dr Michael Spence unveils a plaque to mark the official launch of CeMPED

Dr Michael Spence, Vice Chancellor and Principal of the University of Sydney, officially opens the Centre for Medical Psychology & Evidence-based Decision-making (CeMPED)

From left: Dr Michael Spence, Professor Martin Tattersall, Professor Lesley Fallowfield, A/Professor Alexandra Barratt, Ms Sally Crossing, Professor Phyllis Butow, Dr Norman Swan

From left: Brandi Baylock, Ming Sze, Louise Heiniger, Eugenie Batterby

From left: Professor Robert Boakes, Professor Lesley Fallowfield, Professor Sally Andrews

From left: Professor Ian Olver, Rachael Dear, Dr Nehmat Houssami

Haryana Dhilon & Professor Stewart Dunn

From left: Professor Stewart Dunn, Dr Michael Spence, A/Professor Frances Boyle, Dr Geoff Lindeman, Professor Martin Tattersall

Pre-dinner drinks at the Sydney Cancer Conference

From left: Professor Bruce Robinson, Professor Marie Bashir (AC), Dr Michael Spence

Sydney Cancer Conference dinner

CeMPED member, Dr Josephine Clayton, receives a GlaxoSmithKline Innovation Award.

Dr Josephine Clayton and her GlaxoSmithKline Innovation Award.

Dr Melanie Price & Professor Bruce Armstrong