Dr Allison Rose MB. BS, M. MED, FRANZCR
Director, Northwestern BreastScreen
Head, The Royal Melbourne & The Women’s Hospital Breast Imaging Service Consultant Radiologist, The Royal Melbourne Hospital Associate, University of Melbourne Radiology Department. Dr Allison Rose worked at the Victorian Pilot Program for the Early Detection of Breast Cancer from 1989 under the auspice of The Royal Melbourne Hospital and became Director in 1999. In 2009 she became Head of Breast Imaging for the combined Royal Melbourne & The Women’s Hospital Breast Service & in this role she has led the team to deliver fully integrated comprehensive breast imaging across diagnostic and screening sites. She was instrumental in establishing Breast MRI & MRI guided biopsy for the service and more recently developed protocols for contrast enhanced digital mammography. Her current interests are focussed on risk based tailored breast screening and appropriate staging of diagnosed breast cancer- BreastStage.