A/Prof Mei Ling Yap

Associate Professor Mei Ling Yap MBBS BSc PhD FRANZCR is a clinician researcher from Sydney, Australia. She is a Senior Staff Specialist Radiation Oncologist based in South-Western Sydney Local Health District and conjoint Associate Professor at the Sydney South-West Clinical School, UNSW Sydney. She is also a Senior Research Fellow at the George Institute for Global Health, UNSW.
A/Prof Yap’s clinical focus is on the management of lung and breast cancers, an area of interest she developed following a clinical research fellowship at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto (2011-2013).
A/Prof Yap’s research focus is on equity in cancer control and she is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council Investigator Grant (2023-2027). She was co-chair of the Asia Pacific Radiation Oncology Special Interest Group (APROSIG) RANZCR-FRO from 2016-2022. She is now leading an International Atomic Energy Agency Regional Cooperative Agreement project RAS2022002 to strengthen data collection in radiation oncology across the Asia-Pacific region. In 2022, A/Prof Yap was awarded the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists Rouse Fellowship. She currently serves on the Editorial Board of JCO Global Oncology.

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