Associate Professor Nada Hamad is a senior staff specialist bone marrow transplant, cellular therapies, clinical and laboratory Haematologist at St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney, where she is also Director of the haematology clinical trials unit at The Kinghorn Cancer Centre. She is President of Australia and New Zealand Transplant and Cellular Therapies and holds multiple leadership positions within this field.
She is an Associate Professor at UNSW and UNDA. Associate Professor Hamad studied Medicine at the University of Sydney and completed her haematology training in Sydney. She completed two post-graduate fellowships in BMT and lymphoma at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto Canada through the University of Toronto. She has a strong interest in clinical trials, has a specialist certificate in Clinical Research (Oncology) from the University of Melbourne and is an active member of the Australasian Leukaemia and Lymphoma Group (ALLG) as a member of a number of disease group committees. Her clinical research interests are in malignant haematology, bone marrow transplantation and cellular therapies.
Associate Professor Hamad also has an academic interest in equity diversity and inclusion with a number of leadership roles in this field. Prior to her career in medicine, she completed a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Forensics, working in this field for a short period of time.
Associate Professor Hamad undertakes independent medical reports for medicolegal matters given this background. She is also an associate member of the Australasian College of Legal Medicine.
Associate Professor Hamad is able to provide reports in medicolegal cases with emphasis on medical negligence matters.