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2020 AAMRI Convention
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Maxine Morand

Chair of Board - Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

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Professor Maxine Morand is Board Chair of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and a Professorial Fellow at Monash University in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. Professor Morand is a former Victorian Government Minister with a background in health, cancer research, public policy and NFP management.

During her eight years in Parliament Maxine served in a range of senior government positions including Parliamentary Secretary for Health, then Minister for Children and Early Childhood Development, and Minister for Women’s Affairs. Maxine is a passionate advocate for women’s equality of opportunity, and led major legislative reform in women’s health.

Maxine served as CEO of Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) between 2011 and 2014. Maxine was diagnosed and treated for breast cancer in 2011, giving her personal insight into the impact and management of a cancer diagnosis.

Professor Morand served as CEO of Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) between 2011 and 2014. Maxine was diagnosed and treated for breast cancer in 2011, giving her personal insight into the impact and management of a cancer diagnosis.

Maxine is chair of the AAMRI Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, established in July 2020.