Prof Michael Barton
Professor Michael Barton OAM is Scientia Professor of Radiation Oncology and Principal of the Cancer Research theme for the Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney, and the SPHERE Cancer Clinical Academic Group. He is the Research Director of the Collaboration for Cancer Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CCORE). Prof Barton has worked for IAEA on radiotherapy projects in Africa, Asia and Latin America. He chaired the WHO technical document on risk profiling radiotherapy. The benchmarks for radiotherapy service delivery that CCORE developed have now been adopted throughout Australia, Europe and Great Britain. He is part of the leadership of the team developing one of the world’s first MRI-guided linear accelerators for cancer treatment.