Assistant Professor Nicole Harnett (Canada)
A/Prof Nicole Harnett is the Director of the Accelerated Education Program of the Radiation Medicine Program at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (PMCC), an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Toronto (UTDRO), and the Director, Curriculum for the Institute of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, also at UT.
After qualifying as a radiation therapist in 1984, Nicole practiced clinically in Thunder Bay, ON before moving to the Odette Cancer Centre in Toronto, ON to join the RTT training program as faculty. She completed her masters degree in Medical Education and moved to the Michener Institute for Applied Health Science to build the first baccalaureate degree program for radiation therapy in Canada, served as the program director for several years and eventually became the Dean of Imaging and Laboratory Science. In 2004, Nicole moved to Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (PMCC) to build the Accelerated Education Program, the continuing education arm of the Radiation Medicine Program at PMCC and to oversee the Clinical Specialist Radiation Therapist Project Series at Cancer Care Ontario (2004 – 2016) as principal investigator, garnering over $5M in financial support for the project over 12 years. Over the next several years, Nicole led the development of a new professional masters program at the Institute of Medical Sciences at the University of Toronto. It was the first and only masters program specifically designed for radiation therapists in Canada.
Associate Professor Dr Jonathan McNulty (Ireland)
A/Prof McNulty is an associate professor and the Vice Principal for Teaching and Learning of the College of Health and Agricultural Sciences; the largest constituent college within University College Dublin (UCD) with over 7,000 students. He is Associate Dean (Postgraduate Studies and Continuing Professional Development) in the UCD School of Medicine, where he oversees more than 70 postgraduate programmes and continuing professional development activities across the School and is a University Fellow in Teaching and Academic Development. He has delivered over 200 conference presentations, authored over 90 journal articles, and has held significant national and international research grants. He is a past president (2017–2021) of the European Federation of Radiographer Societies (EFRS), having sat on the Board since 2014. He is a past Chair of the EFRS Educational Wing, a network of 65 universities involved in radiographer education. Having been a reader, author, and reviewer with Radiography, he was appointed as the Associate Editor (Europe) in 2016 before being appointed as Editor-in-Chief in January 2022.
Dr Rachel Harris (UK)
Dr Rachel Harris gained her DCR(T) in 1987 at The Portsmouth School of Radiography. In 1995, she attained an MSc in Social Research and then worked at The Plymouth Oncology Centre as the Superintendent Research Radiographer. In 2013, she attained a Doctorate in Clinical Research at The University of Exeter.
She has presented at various multidisciplinary conferences at international level; the results of her work have appeared in numerous journals. In November 2003 she was awarded an honorary medal from the University of Rome and Agostino Gemelli Hospital. Rachel has been a board member of numerous scientific committees of national and international conferences. In 2000, Rachel’s name was published in Who’s Who in the World.
Rachel joined the Society and College of Radiographers as a Professional Officer in May 2006 and is now the Head of Professional Practice and Education for the SCoR.
Dr Nicholas Woznitza (UK)
Dr Nick Woznitza is a consultant radiographer at University College London Hospitals, clinical academic at Canterbury Christ Church University and an honorary associate professor at the University College London school of medicine. His work is focused on enhancing and expanding the role of radiographers including radiographer reporting, advanced practice, lung cancer and artificial intelligence.
Nick is an accredited consultant practitioner with the College of Radiographers and advanced practitioner with ASMIRT. He was the overall winner at the 2017 Chief Allied Health Professions Officer awards and was awarded an MBE in the 2022 New Year’s Honours list for services to radiography.
Dr Yat Tsang (UK/Canada)
Dr Yat Tsang is currently employed as the Director of Radiation Therapy in the Radiation Medicine Program at the Princess Margaret Cancer Center in Toronto Canada. In addition, he is the new chair of European society for radiotherapy and oncology Radiation TherapisT (ESTRO RTT) Committee effective from May 2023.
For his previous role in the UK, he was jointly employed as a Consultant Therapeutic Radiographer at the Mount Vernon Cancer Center and the Associate Professor (Clinical Academic Careers) at the London South Bank University. Yat has published extensively on a broad range of radiation oncology topics, including radiotherapy trial quality assurance, ultra-hypofractionated/ stereotactic radiotherapy treatment outcomes, and strategies to future-proofing radiation therapist practice
Ms Rebecca Height (Australia)
Ms Rebecca Height is a Radiation Therapist, working as the Radiotherapy Manager of the Sunshine Hospital Radiation Therapy Centre, a Centre in partnership with Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, since 2014. For 12 months (2022-23), Rebecca assumed the position of Program Director of Advanced Practice Radiation Therapy at Peter Mac, intended to develop and implement Advanced Practice Radiation Therapist roles within the service. As part of this project Rebecca has successfully attracted grant funding through the Victorian Department of Health and Peter Mac to commence three two-year funded APRT fellowship positions.
Rebecca has a strong interest in research, high quality service provision, service development and person-centred care, having worked as a clinical radiation therapist at departments across Victoria and in the United Kingdom. She graduated from The University of Sydney with a Masters in Applied Science (Research) in 2011, for her Thesis titled “Dosimetric Impact of Volumetric and Spatial Changes during Head and Neck Radiation Therapy”.
Dr Soong Yoke Lim (Singapore)
Dr Soong is currently serving as Senior Consultant and Deputy Chair at the Division of Radiation Oncology, National Cancer Centre Singapore. He has more than two decades of experience in radiation oncology and subspecialises in the management of patients with Gynaecological and Head and Neck cancers. He is involved in various local and international committees and has an interest in cancer survivorship. He is currently the Chair of Division of Cancer Education, and strongly believes in the role of education in improving the outcome for patients with cancer.
Dr Charles Goh (Singapore)
Dr Charles Goh obtained his medical degree from the National University of Singapore in 2006. He obtained specialist qualification in Diagnostic Radiology from the Royal College of Radiologists and National University of Singapore in 2013 and was awarded the Rohan Williams and Peh Eng Teck Memorial medals. He completed further training in Nuclear Medicine in 2017 for dual accreditation in Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine. He is presently working as Consultant, Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging and Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Singapore General Hospital.
He is actively involved in the training of residents and is a faculty member for the National Nuclear Medicine Residency Training Programme, National Diagnostic Radiology Residency Training Programme, National Family Medicine Residency Training Programme and the National Final MMed / FRCR Preparatory Course. He has helped organize multiple local and regional webinars, workshops, and conferences. He is presently serving as Administrative Board member of the Asian Oceanian School of Radiology, Education Committee Member for the Asian Oceanian School of Radiology, Council Member for the College of Radiologists, Singapore, and Vice President of the Singapore Radiological Society.