Associate Professor Hedley Coleman

C12 - United Dental Hospital
The University of Sydney


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Biographical details

Graduated with distinction from the University of the Witwatersrand in 1985 as a dentist. He then completed a Masters Degree in the Branch of Oral Pathology in 1992. In 2003 he obtained a Fellowship from the South African College of Pathologists and in 2007 successfully obtained the Fellowship in the Faculty of Oral Pathology of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia. In 2011 he was the recipient of a Fellowship from the International College of Dentists. He currently holds a conjoint appointment as Associate Professor with the ICPMR, Westmead Hospital and the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney and is in part-time private practice at Austpath Laboratories.

Teaching and supervision

Teaching

Anatomical pathology, ENT, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Regsitrars – head and neck pathology

Oral Pathology lectures, seminars and laboratories for BDent 3 and 4 students

Oral Pathology seminars post-graduate students in OMFS, OMOP, Periodontics and Prosthodontics

Supervision

Dr J. Vu Transoral Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Laser Microsurgical Resection of Potentially Malignant Oral Lesions

Dr S. Sukumar The diagnosis of Sjogrens syndrome, a clinico-pathologic study (including CXCR5 T-Helper cells in Sjogrens Syndrome) Research report, University of Sydney, 2012: 1-150.

Current projects

Multicentre study on HPV in tonsillar cancer

Merkel Cell Carcinoma TTROG trial

Case reports

Steyn N, Heggie A, MacGregor D et al. Clinicopathologic Conference. Small cell osteosarcoma. OOOOE 2013 In Press

Shepard M, Coleman H. Simultaneous adenomatoid odontogenic and keratocystic odontogenic tumours in a patient with Gorlin Goltz syndrome. Austral Dent J, In Press

Coleman H, Chandraratnam E, Morgan G, Gomes L, Bonar F. Synovial chondrosarcoma arising in synovial chondromatosis of the temporomandibular joint.Head and Neck Pathol. In Press

Greenstein A, Coleman H. Hepatocellular carcinoma metastasis to the maxilla: a rare case. Austral Dent J, In Press

Nagaraja V, Coleman H, Morgan G. Desmoplastic fibroblastoma presenting as a parotid tumour: A case report and review of the literature. Head and Neck Pathol. In Press

Associations

Member of the ANZ Head and Neck Society

Committee member Faculty of Oral Pathology, Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia

Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia

Fellow of the South African College of Pathologists

Awards and honours

Recipient of a Fellowship from the International College of Dentists.

Excellence in Teaching award Faculty of Dentistry, 2007, 2010, 2011

Keywords

Oral and maxillofacial pathology

Selected grants

2009

  • The role of cytokines in mediating cellular fudion between malignant and stromal cells; David M, Coleman H, Zoellner H; Australian Dental Research Foundation/Research Support.
  • Cytokines and tumour cell interactions; David M, Kelly L, Zoellner H, Coleman H, Kelly L; Dental Board of NSW/Research Support.

2008

  • An Intervention Study for the Prevention of Bisphosphonate Induced Osteonecrosis of the Jaws following Dental Surgery/Extractions; Zoellner H, Schifter M, Coleman H; Australian Dental Research Foundation/Research Support.
  • The occurance and effect of cytoplasmic transfer between neoplastic and stromal cells; Zoellner H, Coleman H; Australian Dental Research Foundation/Research Support.

2007

  • Mechanisms for contact dependent cell death in tumours; Coleman H; Dental Board of NSW/Research Grants.
  • Real-time analysis of tumour-stromal cell interaction; Coleman H; Dental Board of NSW/Research Grants.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Shepard, M., Coleman, H. (2014). Simultaneous adenomatoid odontogenic and keratocystic odontogenic tumours in a patient with Gorlin-Goltz syndrome. Australian Dental Journal, 59(1), 121-124. [More Information]
  • Nagaraja, V., Coleman, H., Morgan, G. (2013). Desmoplastic Fibroblastoma Presenting as a Parotid Tumour: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Head and Neck Pathology, 7(3), 285-290. [More Information]
  • Greenstein, A., Witherspoon, R., Iqbal, F., Coleman, H. (2013). Hepatocellular carcinoma metastasis to the maxilla: a rare case. Australian Dental Journal, 58(3), 373-375. [More Information]
  • Greenstein, A., Witherspoon, R., Iqbal, F., Coleman, H. (2013). Hepatocellular carcinoma metastasis to the maxilla: a rare case. Australian Dental Journal, 58, 1-3. [More Information]
  • Coleman, H., Chandratnam, E., Morgan, G., Gomes, L., Bonar, F. (2013). Synovial Chondrosarcoma Arising in Synovial Chondromatosis of the Temporomandibular Joint. Head and Neck Pathology, 7(3), 304-309. [More Information]
  • Sukumar, S., Coleman, H., Cox, S. (2012). Areca nut chewing in an expatriate population in Sydney: report of two cases. Australian Dental Journal, 57(3), 373-378. [More Information]
  • Coleman, H., Sukumar, S. (2012). Malignant tumours of the jaws. South African Dental Journal, 67(10), 578-580.
  • David, M., Huynh, M., Kelly, E., Rizos, H., Coleman, H., Rogers, G., Zoellner, H. (2012). Membrane and cytoplasmic marker exchange between malignant neoplastic cells and fibroblasts via intermittent contact: increased tumour cell diversity independent of genetic change. Journal of Pathology, 228(4), 495-505. [More Information]
  • Loudon, J., Coleman, H., Allen, C., Schifter, M., Ng, T., Al-Horani, G. (2012). Rare oral manifestation of chronic myelogenous leukemia and its targeted therapy: A case report and literature review. Universal Journal of Medicine and Dentistry, 1(7), 079-085.
  • Georgiou, A., Yeoh, S., Coleman, H. (2011). Hidden mandibular pathology in a patient planned for radiotherapy highlighting the need for dental screening. Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice, 10, 65-68. [More Information]
  • Aldred, M., Yeoh, S., Talacko, A., Gordon, A., Coleman, H. (2008). The Perplexing Case of the 11-Year-Old Girl with a Two Year History of Gingival Swelling. Head and Neck Pathology, DOI 10.1007/s12105-008-0080-3(Meeting report).

2014

  • Shepard, M., Coleman, H. (2014). Simultaneous adenomatoid odontogenic and keratocystic odontogenic tumours in a patient with Gorlin-Goltz syndrome. Australian Dental Journal, 59(1), 121-124. [More Information]

2013

  • Nagaraja, V., Coleman, H., Morgan, G. (2013). Desmoplastic Fibroblastoma Presenting as a Parotid Tumour: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Head and Neck Pathology, 7(3), 285-290. [More Information]
  • Greenstein, A., Witherspoon, R., Iqbal, F., Coleman, H. (2013). Hepatocellular carcinoma metastasis to the maxilla: a rare case. Australian Dental Journal, 58(3), 373-375. [More Information]
  • Greenstein, A., Witherspoon, R., Iqbal, F., Coleman, H. (2013). Hepatocellular carcinoma metastasis to the maxilla: a rare case. Australian Dental Journal, 58, 1-3. [More Information]
  • Coleman, H., Chandratnam, E., Morgan, G., Gomes, L., Bonar, F. (2013). Synovial Chondrosarcoma Arising in Synovial Chondromatosis of the Temporomandibular Joint. Head and Neck Pathology, 7(3), 304-309. [More Information]

2012

  • Sukumar, S., Coleman, H., Cox, S. (2012). Areca nut chewing in an expatriate population in Sydney: report of two cases. Australian Dental Journal, 57(3), 373-378. [More Information]
  • Coleman, H., Sukumar, S. (2012). Malignant tumours of the jaws. South African Dental Journal, 67(10), 578-580.
  • David, M., Huynh, M., Kelly, E., Rizos, H., Coleman, H., Rogers, G., Zoellner, H. (2012). Membrane and cytoplasmic marker exchange between malignant neoplastic cells and fibroblasts via intermittent contact: increased tumour cell diversity independent of genetic change. Journal of Pathology, 228(4), 495-505. [More Information]
  • Loudon, J., Coleman, H., Allen, C., Schifter, M., Ng, T., Al-Horani, G. (2012). Rare oral manifestation of chronic myelogenous leukemia and its targeted therapy: A case report and literature review. Universal Journal of Medicine and Dentistry, 1(7), 079-085.

2011

  • Georgiou, A., Yeoh, S., Coleman, H. (2011). Hidden mandibular pathology in a patient planned for radiotherapy highlighting the need for dental screening. Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice, 10, 65-68. [More Information]

2008

  • Aldred, M., Yeoh, S., Talacko, A., Gordon, A., Coleman, H. (2008). The Perplexing Case of the 11-Year-Old Girl with a Two Year History of Gingival Swelling. Head and Neck Pathology, DOI 10.1007/s12105-008-0080-3(Meeting report).

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