David Wiesenfeld

Associate Professor David Wiesenfeld

MDSc (Melb) FDSRCPS(Glasg) FRACDS(OMS) Research & Education Lead, Head and Neck Cancer
Alliance position: Head and Neck Tumour Stream Director View alliance profile

David Wiesenfeld was appointed as Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with an interest in Oral Cancer at The Royal Melbourne Hospital in 1983. He has held appointments at The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and was appointed as Director of the Head and Neck Tumour Stream across the shared clinical services of Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the Royal Melbourne Hospital in 2015, having served as Head of the Head and Neck Tumour Stream at The Royal Melbourne Hospital for eight years.

He serves as Chairman of the Australian and New Zealand Head and Neck Cancer Society Research Foundation and is a Past President of ANZHNCS.

In 2018, Associate Professor Wiesenfeld was appointed VCCC Research & Education Lead – Head and Neck cancer. In this role he is working to map opportunities across the alliance to develop expert networks, deliver strategic educational programming, improve sharing of data for research, and implement multi-partner clinical trials to speed up the translation of new research into routine clinical practice.