Professor Sanchia Aranda

Professor Sanchia Aranda AM

Professor Sanchia Aranda was appointed as CEO of Cancer Council Australia in August 2015. She also holds academic appointments with the University of Melbourne, University of Sydney and University of Technology Sydney. She has 39 years’ experience in cancer control and has held roles in healthcare, research, tertiary education and government prior to joining the not-for-profit sector. She is the Immediate Past President for the Union for International Cancer Control to October 2018 and has been on the board of UICC for 7 years. In 2013 she was named the 4th Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre Distinguished Fellow for her contributions to Cancer Nursing and in 2016 received the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care Distinguished Merit award.

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