DR JANE FREEMAN
MBBS, FRACP, FRCPA, MPhil, MAppSc, BA
Dr Jane Freeman studied Medicine at the University of Sydney, graduating with an MBBS in 2001. During this time, she also obtained a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Philosophy.
From 2001, she worked at the Royal North Shore Hospital, completing her internship and residency. During this period she obtained post-graduate degrees in Philosophy, studying the ethics of research, and in neuroscience, with research on chronic pain modelling.
She then completed dual specialist training in both clinical and laboratory haematology, and obtained her Fellowships with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia in 2009.
Prior to joining Northern Haematology & Oncology Group in 2011, Jane spent 18 months undertaking post-fellowship training in medical oncology at Royal North Shore Hospital Sydney.
Jane has broad experience in a wide range of malignant and non-malignant haematological conditions. Her particular interest is in malignant haematology, including lymphoma, leukaemia and multiple myeloma; and management of haematological malignancy in the elderly.
Jane is an active member of ASH (American Society of Haematology), HSANZ (Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand), ALLG (Australasian Leukaemia and Lymphoma Group) and EHA (European Haematology Association).
- Malignant haematology
- Non malignant haematology
- Chronic Leukaemia
- Multiple Myeloma
- Haematological disorders of the elderly
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