Professor Kwun Fong - Biography

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Professor Kwun Fong MBBS, PhD, FRACP (Thor Med)

Professor Kwun Fong is a thoracic and sleep physician at The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH), and professor with the University of Queensland (UQ) School of Medicine. He is the Clinical Manager of the Pulmonary Malignancy Unit at TPCH. Professor Fong is also the Director of the UQ Thoracic Research Centre, which undertakes molecular, genomic, and translational research in lung diseases.

He was inaugural Chair of the Australasian Lung Cancer Trials Group and serves as Chair of the Australian Lung Foundation's Lung Cancer Consultative Group, Co-Editor of the Cochrane Lung Cancer Review Group and is a Co-Deputy Editor for the Journal of Thoracic Diseases.

Professor Fong is an internationally respected clinician and researcher in thoracic and sleep medicine. His skills in lung disease are important given the number of co-dependent applications to MSAC and PBAC, particularly for non small cell lung cancer.

Professor Fong is the Chair of the MSAC’s Evaluation Sub-Committee (ESC) and has served on the MSAC ESC since 2015.