Women in Global Oncology: Rachel Riechelmann

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In celebration of International Women’s Day

Welcome to the first episode in our new podcast mini-series Women in Global Oncology.

We’ve released this first episode on the 8th March to coincide with International Women’s Day. This series is our small contribution to the International Women’s Day movement and a celebration of women around the globe practicing oncology.

In these intimate interviews, Eva Segelov and guests delve into the challenges and joys of oncology practice and research in Brazil, India and Mexico.  We begin by learning about oncology practice in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with Rachel Riechelmann.

Over the next few days you’ll also hear from Deepa Joseph and Maria Bourlon.

We hope you enjoy today’s episode and share widely, beyond your oncology community.

Thanks for listening

Professor Eva Segelov

Eva Segelov

Professor Eva Segelov is a Medical Oncologist and is Director of Oncology at Monash University and Monash Health, Melbourne, Victoria, previously Senior Medical Oncologist at St Vincent’s Hospital, St Vincent’s Private Hospital and St Vincent’s Clinic and Associate Professor of Medicine, University of New South Wales.

Eva has an interest in academic clinical trials in GI and breast cancer and has been a member of the AGITG since 2003. She has clinical trials expertise, links with national and international trials groups, and extensive experience with adult medical education.

Find Eva on Twitter: @profevasegelov

Professor Rachel Riechelmann

Rachel Riechelmann

Professor Rachel Riechelmann is a Medical Oncologist specialising in Gastrointestinal Cancers. She is the Head of the Clinical Oncology Department at the AC Camargo Cancer Center in Sao Paulo , Brasil and is the first woman to lead a department at this centre.

Rachel is President of the Brazilian GI Group (GTG) and Scientific Committee Member of ESMO, European Society of Neuroendocrine Tumors and the Latin American Society of GI Oncology. She is also Chair of the GI LACOG (Latin American Cooperative Oncology Group).

Rachel completed residencies in internal medicine and medical oncology at Universidade Federal de São Paulo, a clinical research fellowship at Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada and earned a PhD in medical oncology at Universidade Federal de São Paulo. Her research interests are focused on gastrointestinal cancers, specifically in NETs and colorectal cancer. She has published many papers and edited ‘Methods and Biostatistics in Oncology: Understanding Clinical Research as an Applied Tool’ published by Springer in 2018.

Find Rachel on Twitter: @RachelRiechelm2

Rachael Babin

Rachael Babin

Rachael Babin is Editor-in-Chief of The Oncology Newsletter and Publisher of www.oncologynews.com.au. For regular oncology updates for healthcare professionals, subscribe to The Oncology Newsletter for free and follow us on Twitter: @OncologyNewsAus

With thanks to Eva Segelov, Rachel Riechelmann and Graham Knowles.


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The ONA Editor curates oncology news, views and reviews from Australia and around the world for our readers. In aggregated content, original sources will be acknowledged in the article footer.

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