Researcher

Dr Elysia Thornton- Benko

Biography

A Specialist General Practitioner/Primary Care Physician and Research Fellow.  In clinical community practice managing all ages and health conditions, including preventative health and wellness. Special skills, experience and involvement in Oncology and Cancer Survivorship. Research Fellow Work with Sydney Kids Cancer Centre, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Behavioural Sciences Unit, Faculty of Medicine. A member of the Multidisciplinary Team...view more

A Specialist General Practitioner/Primary Care Physician and Research Fellow.  In clinical community practice managing all ages and health conditions, including preventative health and wellness. Special skills, experience and involvement in Oncology and Cancer Survivorship. Research Fellow Work with Sydney Kids Cancer Centre, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Behavioural Sciences Unit, Faculty of Medicine. A member of the Multidisciplinary Team for adult survivors of Childhood Cancers for the Engage and EngageBrain Projects.

Executive Committee Member of the  Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA) Survivorship Group, Member of the COSA and Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ) CardioOncology working Group, Advisory Committee Member for Enhancing Cancer Management in Primary Care for the Central and Eastern Sydney Primary Health Network, GP Circle Member of the Primary Care Collaborative Cancer Clinical Trials Group (PC4), Member of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RACGP) Cancer and Palliative Care Special Interest Group, Co-Author of the COSA position statement on Exercise in Cancer Care.

Published related research in various journals.


My Qualifications

BSc MBBS(Hons) PhD FRACGP

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