Associate Professor Tarek Meniawy
Professor Tarek Meniawy is a Medical Oncologist with a special interest in the management of gynaecological cancers, melanoma of the skin, as well as cancer immunotherapy and clinical trials. He is accredited at St John of God Subiaco Hospital and also holds Consultant appointments at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and the King Edward Memorial Hospital. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Edith Cowan University and a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Western Australia.
Tarek completed his medical degree at Cairo University, before undertaking postgraduate physician training in Brisbane. He then undertook further training in Medical Oncology in WA and was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2011. He has also been awarded a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree by the University of Western Australia, where he studied the effects of anti-cancer therapies on the immune system.
Professor Meniawy has a keen interest in teaching and research, particularly in the field of cancer immunology and immunotherapy. He is actively involved in clinical trials, acting as a Principal Investigator or co-investigator on more than 40 active studies, including early trials of novel targeted therapies and immunotherapies in different tumour types, large multi-national trials in gynaecological cancers, melanoma and immunotherapy, as well as grant-funded, investigator-initiated research. He is a member of the WA Gynaecological Cancer Service as well as the WA Kirkbride Melanoma Advisory Service. He is also a member of several national and international professional organisations, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the International Gynaecological Cancer Society, the Medical Oncology Group of Australia, and the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia. He is an active member of the Australia and New Zealand Gynaecological Oncology Group (ANZGOG). His work has been published in a number of original articles in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters and conference papers, and has presented regularly at local, national and international conferences.