Professor Bogda Koczwara

Academic Status

Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer

place Flinders Medical Centre (5B:118.5)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Prof Bogda Koczwara is a medical oncologist and a senior staff specialist at the Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer. Prof Koczwara has completed her oncology training at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York and received a Master in Bioethics degree from the Monash University. Her clinical interests revolve around management of breast cancer, cancer survivorship, psychooncology and supportive care as well as health services development, integration with primary care and cancer education for health care professionals. Prof Koczwara's interst in needs of cancer survivors have led to her developing a Survivorship Program at Flinders that aims to promote excellence in clinical care and research relating to the needs of cancer survivors. She is the National Breast Cancer Foundation Practitioner Fellow working on the chronic disease management after cancer.

Qualifications
BM BS FRACP MBioethics
Research expertise
Clinical sciences
Oncology and carcinogenesis
Research interests
  • survivorship research
  • health service research in cancer
  • Clinical trials
  • Qualitative research
  • International collaborations
Teaching interests
  • cancer treatment
  • supportive care in cancer
  • psychooncology
  • survivorship care
  • research methodology in cancer medicine
  • medical ethics
Supervisory interests
Cancer survivorship
Cancer, supportive care
Ethics
Psychooncology
Higher degree by research supervision
Current
Associate supervisor: oncology (1)
Publications
Expert for media contact
Cancer
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Media expertise
  • Cancer