Professor Michael Boyer, AM, Chief Clinical Officer, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, Australia

Michael Boyer has been an oncologist for more than 25 years, specialising in the treatment of thoracic and head and neck cancers. He was appointed Chief Clinical Officer at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse in 2011. In 2010, he was made a member of the Order of Australia (AM) for his work as an educator, a clinical trials researcher and for his involvement in the development of integrated care facilities for people suffering with cancer. Michael has been involved in the Lifehouse project from the very beginning, alongside his friend and colleague Professor Chris O’Brien, and remains dedicated to helping guide the clinical direction of the facility.

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