Dr Craig Underhill
Dr Craig Underhill is Director of Cancer Services at Albury-Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre; Clinical Director, Hume Regional Integrated Cancer Services and Regional Oncology Lead for the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC).
He is conjoint Associate Professor at the University of NSW Clinical School in Albury. After training in Melbourne and working as a research fellow at Guys Hospital London and Ludwig Institute Melbourne Dr Underhill helped develop a medical oncology service in Albury-Wodonga and established an independent not-for-profit Clinical Trials Unit (Border Medical Oncology Research Unit) which has twice been awarded NSW Premier’s Award for Innovation in Cancer Clinical Trials.
Dr Underhill has worked to develop clinical and research partnerships with the public and private sector to improve access to cancer services for regional patients.
As the VCCC Regional Oncology Lead he advocates for the increased access to clinical trials for regional Victorians and leads the VCCC teletrials program. This program has operationalised teletrial methodology (also known as decentralized clinical trials). He is leading a research program awarded by the Australian Government over 5 years to implement teletrials and conduct health services research via telehealth.