About Dr Rachel Roberts-Thomson
Rachel Roberts-Thomson completed her undergraduate medical training at
the University of Adelaide in 2000.
Following an intern year at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Rachel proceeded to work in Melbourne gaining her Medical Oncology specialisation. A research year was spent at Cork University Hospital, Ireland.
Rachel returned to Adelaide in 2011 and commenced a position as a Medical Oncologist at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital followed by joining the North Adelaide Oncology team.
Rachel has for a number of years been on the Scientific Advisory Committee for The Queen Elizabeth Hospital ethics board as well as being on the Advanced Training Committee (ATC) in Medical Oncology with the Royal Australian College of Physicians. Both of these roles she views as "important and rewarding".
Rachel has a particular interest in melanoma and lung cancer and enjoys teaching and actively being involved in clinical trials to pave the way forward for better treatments for her patients.