Professor Michael Boyer AM
Chief Clinical Officer
Conjoint Chair of Medical Oncology (Thoracic Oncology)
Michael has been a Medical Oncologist for more than 20 years, specialising in the treatment of thoracic and head and neck cancers.
He was appointed Chief Clinical Officer at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse in 2011.
Michael was the Director of the Sydney Cancer Centre and former Area Director of Cancer Services for the Sydney South West Area Health Service. He also has an appointment as a Clinical Professor within the Central Clinical School of the University of Sydney. He is the Conjoint Chair of Medical Oncology and Thoracic Oncology at Lifehouse.
In 2010, he was made a member of the Order of Australia for his work as an educator, a clinical trials researcher and for his involvement in the development of integrated care facilities for people suffering with cancer.
Michael continues to be actively involved in research, focusing on the testing of new anticancer drugs for the treatment of lung cancer.
Michael has a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Sydney and a PhD in Cell Biology from the University of Toronto.
He has been involved in the Lifehouse project from the very beginning, alongside his friend and colleague Chris O’Brien and remains dedicated to helping guide the clinical direction of the facility.