Melanie R Lovell
Dr Lovell is a Palliative Medicine physician with HammondCare at Greenwich Hospital and the Mater in Sydney. She is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at Sydney Medical School. She was awarded her PhD in 2009. Other research interests include clinical trials in palliative care and spirituality. She has led the national team, with support from ImPaCCT (the NSW Palliative Care trials group) to develop and pilot test the National Cancer Pain Management guideline housed on the Cancer Council Australia website. This has involved a rigorous research program both in evaluation of the evidence, survey of the national need, environmental scanning and process mapping of a pilot site and piloting of the guideline. NBCF have recently granted funding to undertake a randomised controlled trial of the guideline and implementation strategies. She is on the Trials Management Committee of the Palliative Care Clinical Trials Collaborative (PaCCSC) and ImPaCCT.
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