H. Peter Soyer

Professor H. Peter Soyer brings over 30 years’ experience in dermatology to MelCOR. He is Chair in Dermatology and Director, Dermatology Research Centre, The University of Queensland. He is internationally recognised in the field of preventative dermatooncology as a pioneer and world leader in the field of dermoscopy. Since 2019 he has led the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) Australian Centre of Excellence in Melanoma Imaging and Diagnosis (ACEMID) a research consortium of The University of Queensland, The University of Sydney and Monash University. ACEMID will operate via an integrated telemedicine network, which will link urban, regional and rural hospitals, to deliver 15 interconnected dermatology research nodes across Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria (with future plans for a staged implementation across other states and territories), paving the way for innovative and equitable melanoma screening and early detection programs. This transformational project for the early detection of melanoma, is the key to reduce the burden on patients, families and the healthcare system and deliver on a vision of a “World Without Melanoma”.