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SA Pathology, Adelaide



Professor Gelareh Farshid is an international expert in breast and soft tissue pathology with substantial experience in population based screening for breast cancer. She is a senior Consultant Pathologist SA Pathology at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Clinical Professor, Schools of Medicine and Medical Sciences, University of Adelaide and member of the PathWest Board of Directors. She is the Treasurer for the Australasian IAP. Among other roles, Gelareh is a member of the International Collaboration on Cancer Reporting – Lymph Node and Sentinel node biopsy in breast cancer committee. She chairs the RCPA’s multidisciplinary expert groups involved with Structured Reporting of Breast Cancer and for Australia’s HER2 testing program. Gelareh contributes to BreastScreen Australia’s Quality Management and Clinical Advisory committees, which are charged with accreditation and national policy initiatives for the Program.  

Gelareh appreciates combining full time clinical responsibilities with applied clinical research. In particular, she enjoys engaging with colleagues from various disciplines in innovative projects, aiming to improve healthcare.



Envoi Pathology, Brisbane



Dr Ian Brown is a gastrointestinal pathologist at Envoi Pathology and a visiting pathologist at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. 

He has published over 150 peer reviewed articles and abstracts, and has written several book chapters related to gastrointestinal tract pathology, including 2 chapters for the 5th edition WHO classification of Digestive System Tumours. He co-edited the textbook ‘Endoscopic Biopsy Interpretation’.   


Dr Brown serves on the editorial board of Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and of Histopathology.  He is a panel member of the ICCR structured reporting protocols for colorectal carcinoma and colorectal polyps. 



Clinipath Pathology, Perth



Dr. Adeline Tan is the lead histopathologist and cytopathologist for gynaepathology services at Clinipath (GynaePathWA), Sonic Healthcare in Perth. She holds an honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer position at the University of Western Australia. Dr. Tan completed her medical training with dual first-class honours at the University of Tasmania, followed by fellowship training in pathology in Sydney. She serves as a pathology reviewer for the Ovarian Tumour Tissue Analysis (OTTA) consortium, Western Australia Gynaecological Oncology (WAGO) biobank and St John of God Gynaecological Cancer Research. Dr. Tan also has research collaborations with Curtin University and the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research. She is on the expert panel for the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) Structured Reporting for carcinomas of the cervix and is a dedicated gynaepathologist in both aspects of clinical practice and academia.



Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne



Following award of her FRCPA, Dr Louise Jackett undertook a fellowship in melanoma pathology at Melanoma Institute Australia and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney under the guidance of Prof Richard Scolyer, and was subsequently appointed as a consultant Anatomical Pathologist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, before joining Austin Health for six years and then the Peter Mac, where she is the principal pathologist overseeing the melanoma consult service.

Louise has received world-class training in melanocytic lesions through extensive consultation practice and collaborative research, and has contributed in this field to several international conferences as an invited speaker and as an author of the most recent edition of the WHO Classification of Skin Tumours. She is the current co-convenor of the Dermatopathology session for the Australasian Division of the IAP.



Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane


Duncan Lambie is Medical Director of Anatomical Pathology at Princess Alexandra Hospital and Adjunct Associate Professor with the Frazer Institute University of Queensland. His has practised dermatopathology both public and private pathology and has research interests in melanocytic pathology, keratinocyte pathology and perineural invasion. He is the Queensland pathology lead for the Australian Centre of Excellence in Melanoma Imaging and Diagnosis and was on the expert panels for the RCPA melanoma, non-melanoma skin cancer and Merkel cell carcinoma structured reporting protocols. 

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