The Team

BREAST is a partnership by The University of Sydney and BreastScreen Australia.

Co-Director: Professor Patrick C Brennan
Patrick is a Professor at the Discipline of Medical Radiation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences and is the Team Leader of the Medical Image Optimisation and Perception research Group (MIOPeG). His research involves exploring novel technologies and techniques that enhance the detection of clinical indicators of disease, whilst minimising risk to the patient.  His research has involved most major imaging modalities including X-ray, computerised tomography, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging. He is recognized as a leader in medical imaging optimization and radiological perception.
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Co-Director: Associate Professor Warwick Lee
Warwick is the State Radiologist for BreastScreen NSW and Adjunct Associate Professor at the Discipline of Medical Radiation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences. Warwick is committed to quality assurance as it relates to breast imaging in both the diagnostic and screening environment. He is a member of the Breast Imaging Reference Group of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR), the National Quality Management Committee of BreastScreen Australia and the BreastScreen Australia Accreditation Review Committee.

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 Project Manager: Ms Kriscia Tapia
Kriscia joined the Faculty of Health Sciences in 2001. She worked as a program administrator in the Learning & Teaching portfolio where she managed the Graduate Entry Masters programs, and provided executive support to the Associate Deans. She now manages the BREAST project and coordinates the Breast Cancer Special Interest Group.

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 Research Assistant: Ms Phuong Dung (Yun) Trieu
Yun graduated from the Ho Chi Minh University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Viet Nam. She became a student in the Discipline of Medical Radiation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences and graduated with a Master of Diagnostic Radiography degree in 2012. Yun has been a member of the Medical Image Optimization and Perception research group (MIOPeG) since 2011 and is now a research assistant for BREAST. Yun is a 2013-2014 Schlumberger Foundation "Faculty for the Future" scholar.