Professor James Bishop

Professor Jim Bishop is the founding Executive Director and Chair, Cancer Research Advisory Committee of the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre. He also holds the academic position of Herman Chair of Cancer Medicine, University of Melbourne.

Previous to his current role, Professor Bishop was the Chief Medical Officer for the Commonwealth of Australia, a post that he held since 2009, and founding Chief Executive Officer, Cancer Institute New South Wales and founding Chief Cancer Officer for New South Wales.

Professor Bishop graduated from the University of Melbourne in Medicine and subsequently was awarded an MD and a Master of Medicine from the University. He was awarded a Fulbright Fellow in medical oncology at the National Cancer Institute (USA). Professor Bishop is Chair of the Cancer Australia Advisory Board, Chair of the Cancer Monitoring Advisory Committee: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, and Member, Scientific Committee of the WHO International Agency for Research in Cancer, Lyon.

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