Our pathologists

Professor Peter Collignon

ACT Pathologist Professor Peter CollignonInfectious Diseases Physician and Microbiologist. Canberra Hospital
Executive Director, ACT Pathology. Canberra Hospital
Professor, Canberra Clinical School. Australian National University,

MB. BS(Hons), BSc(Med), FASM, FRACP, FRCPA

National Awards
Member of the Order of Australia (AM) June 2010. Appointed as a Member for service to medicine, particularly as a practitioner and educator in the fields of clinical microbiology, infectious diseases and infection control.

Other Appointments
World Health Organization (WHO)
Placement In 2001 in Geneva, Switzerland to undertake project related to the use of antibiotics in food animals as growth promoters and any potential relationship to nutrition in the developing world.
Since 2000 has been part of most WHO expert meetings dealing with the issue of antibiotic resistant bacteria and their transmission from food animals (including as Chair).
In 2009 appointed to WHO Advisory Group on Integrated Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance (AGISAR). Reappointed in 2014 until 2019.

Areas of Interest
Antibiotic resistance and the development of resistance through the use of antibiotics both in food animals and people, infection control in hospitals, Teaching, Research.

Contact Details

Phone: (02) 6244 2891

Professor Paul Gatenby

ACT Pathologist Professor Paul GatenbyProfessor of Immunology
MBBS PhD FRACP FRCPA MRACMA

Areas of Interest
Systemic autoimmune disease; allergy; congenital immune deficiency diseases; immune problems in pregnancy; medical education.

Contact Details
Phone (02) 6244 3956 - (for clinical related matters contact (02) 6244 2222)
Fax (02) 6244 3657

Professor Jane Dahlstrom

ACT Pathologist Professor Jane DahlstromAnatomical Pathology
MBBS (Hons), FPAC, PhD, FRCPA, FFOP, FFSc, Grad Cert Ed St (higher educ), SFHEA
Senior Staff Specialist, Anatomical Pathology, ACT Pathology
Sub Dean Canberra Hospital Campus and Professor of Anatomical Pathology, Australian National University Medical School

Areas of Interest
Breast Pathology, Perinatal Pathology, Oral Pathology.

Recent publications

Contact Details

Phone (02) 6244 2658

Fax (02) 6244 2892

Assoc Prof. Peter Hickman

Assoc Prof. Peter HickmanDirector of Chemical Pathology
MBBS PhD FRCPA MHA
Associate Professor, Australian National University

Past Chief Examiner in Chemical Pathology, RCPA

Areas of Interest
Cardiac Markers, General Endocrinology.

Recent publications

Contact

Phone (02) 6244 2840

Fax (02) 6244 2892

Assoc Prof. Sanjiv Jain

Associate Pofessor Dr Sanjiv JainDirector of Anatomical Pathology

Area of Interest
Breast pathology research.

Contact details
Telephone: (02) 6244 2869
Fax: (02) 6244 2892

Dr Carolyn Hawkins

ACT Pathologist Dr Carolyn HawkinsDirector of Immunopathology
BSc MBBS FRACP FRCPA

Areas of Interest
Immunology and medical education.

Contact Details
Phone (02) 6174 5586

Dr Chong Wei Ong

Microbiology
MBBS(Hons) FRACP FRCPA

Areas of Interest

Serological diagnosis of infectious diseases, phenotypic methods for detection of resistance mechanisms in Gram-negative bacteria

Contact details
Phone (02) 6244 2105
Fax (02) 6244 4646
Email: chong-wei.ong@act.gov.au

Dr Dipti Talaulikar

Haematology
MBBS, PhD, FRACP, FRCPA, Grad Cert HE.

Subspeciality Interests
Lymphoma & Myeloma, Molecular pathology and medical education.

Research Interests
Lymhoma & Myeloma, medical education.

Memberships/Positions held

Senior Lecturer, ANU Medical School
Fellowship of Royal College of Pathologists
Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Publications

Contact details
Telephone:(02)6244 2487
Fax: (02)6244 2892

Dr Genevieve Bennett

Anatomical Pathology
MBBS FRCPA

Areas of Interest
Skin pathology, breast pathology, fine needle aspiration cytology.

Contact details
Phone (02) 6244 2868
Fax (02) 6244 2892

Dr Huw Llewellyn

ACT Pathologist Dr Huw LlewellynAnatomical Pathology
MBBS BSc(Hons)FRCS FRCPA

Areas of Interest
Gynaecologic Cytology, Surgical Pathology and Quality Assurance.

Contact Details
Phone (02) 6244 2882
Fax (02) 6244 2892

Dr James D'Rozario

ACT Pathologist Dr James D'RozarioHaematology
MBBS FRACP FRCPA

Areas of Interest
Diagnosis and management of leukaemia and lymphoma
Immunophenotypic evaluation of leukaemia and lymphoproliferative disorders
Medical Education

Contact Details
Phone (02) 6244 3965
Fax (02) 6244 2892

Dr Karina Kennedy

Dr Karina KennedyDirector of Microbiology
FRCPA FRACP MBBS MPH&TM Dip Trop Med & Hygiene

Areas of Interest
Karina has particular interests in the epidemiology of bacteraemia and antimicrobial resistance.
She is currently undertaking a project investigating the rates of colonisation with resistant E.coli in travellers returning to Australia, and is part of an ongoing international collaborating reporting bacteraemia population incidence.

Contact Details
Phone: 6244 2922

Dr Katrina Randall

Dr Katrina RandallImmunolgy
BSc MBBS PhD FRACP FRCPA

Special Interests
All aspects of immunopathology, with a particular interest in immunodeficiency and autoimmunity.

Contact Details
Phone 6174 8523
Fax 6174 5543

Dr Lavinia Hallam

Anatomical Pathology
MBBCh MRCPath FRCPA BSc(Hons)

Areas of Interest
Paediatric and Perinatal pathology.

Contact Details
Phone (02) 6244 2877
Fax (02) 6244 2892

Dr Matthew Cook

ACT Pathologist Dr Matthew CookDirector of Immunology, Canberra Hospital
Professor, Australian National University
MBBS PhD FRACP FRCPA

Areas of Interest
Immune deficiency diseases and autoimmunity.

Contact Details

Phone (02) 6174 8523

Fax (02) 6174 5543

Dr Maya Cherian

Anatomical Pathology
MBBS MD FRCPA

Areas of Interest
Gastrointestinal & renal pathology

Contact Details

Phone (02) 6244 2865

Fax (02) 6244 2892

Dr Michael Brown

ACT Pathologist Dr Michael BrownAnatomical Pathology
BMedSc MBBS(UNSW) FRCPA

Areas of Interest
Anatomical Pathology,Cytopathology

Contact Details
Phone (02) 6244 2866
Fax (02) 6244 2892

Dr Michael Pidcock

ACT Pathologist Dr Michael PidcockDirector of Haematology
MBBS FRACP FRCPA FRCP

Areas of Interest
Autologous bone marrow transplantation, cytogenetics in haematological malignancies, management of haemophilia and related bleeding disorders.

Contact Details
Phone (02) 6244 2894
Fax (02) 6244 2892

Dr Millie Lui

Anatomical Pathology
BPharm(Hons), MBBS, FRCPA

Subspeciality Interests
Cytopathology

Memberships

The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, Australian Society of Cytology, Australian Medical Association.

Contact details

Telephone: 6244 3767

Fax: 6244 2892

Dr Mitali Fadia

Anatomical Pathology
MBBS MD FRCPA

Areas of Interest
Perinatal Pathology, Renal Pathology & Neuropathology

Publications

Contact Details

Ph: (02) 6244 2880
Fax:(02) 6244 2892

Dr Philip Crispin

Haematology
MBBS(Hons)FRACP FRCPA

Areas of Interest
General Haematology with particular interests in thrombosis, haemostasis and transfusion.

Contact details
Phone (02) 6244 3964
Fax (02) 6244 2892
Email: philip.crispin@act.gov.au