Prof Geoff Delaney
South Western Sydney Clinical School, Sydney - Australia
Field of expertise:
Lung, Breast Cancer & Health Services Research
Prof Geoff Delaney is a Radiation Oncologist and Director of Cancer for South West Sydney. His clinical interest is breast cancer. He has research interests in health services research, minimising radiation error, patient reported outcomes and health service delivery inequities in oncology. He has published 220 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters and presented scientific papers at national and international meetings. He has had significant involvement in policy decision making and planning of cancer services through committee responsibilities including National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre, NSW Cancer Institute, NSW Department of Health, Federal Government Dept of Health and Ageing, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists. He is a member of the teaching faculty for ROSEIS (Radiation Oncology Safety Education Information System) and member of the Radiation Oncology Quality and Safety Committee for ESTRO. He has been part of two multi-disciplinary teams who have investigated radiotherapy incidents in Australia involving large numbers of patients.
Dr Lalan Wilfong (Virtual)
Texas Oncology - Presbyterian Cancer Center, Dallas - USA
Field of expertise:
Medical Oncology, Haematology & Managed Healthcare
Dr Lalan Wilfong is a medical oncologist/hematologist with Texas Oncology, PA. In addition to patient care, he serves as the Vice President for quality programmes and value based care for Texas Oncology and as a physician liaison for value based care for McKesson Specialty Health. His current research interest focuses on aligning quality patient care and value in a community based setting. He is the physician leader for the Oncology Care Model for Texas Oncology. Other areas of focus include improving patient/physician communications, enhancing end of life care, integrating pathways into clinical practice, and improving patient satisfaction. He co-chairs the Value Based Physician Champion task force for The US Oncology Network. He also serves on the US Oncology Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee as well as chairs the Pathways Task Force. He also volunteers on the ASCO quality measures task force and the ASCO guidelines committee. He has been honored to receive various teaching and community service awards. He earned his M.D. from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas in 1997. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas in 2000. In 2003, Dr Wilfong completed a fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in hematology and medical oncology.