Our Fellows

MIA offers a number of unique clinical and research-based Fellowships each year to train and educate the melanoma clinicians of the future. These Fellowships offer an outstanding opportunity for high-level training in medical oncology, melanoma surgical oncology, breast and surgical oncology, melanoma pathology, and dermatology. 

MIA wishes to thank each of the generous supporters who have chosen to sponsor a Fellow. 

2020 Fellows:
  • Karina Aivazian, McMurtrie Cancer Pathology Fellow
  • Alberto Kalach, Poche Fellow in Melanoma and Surgical Oncology 
  • May Thwin, Poche Fellow in Melanoma and Surgical Oncology
  • Joshua Lin, Breast and Surgical Oncology Fellow
  • Aljosja Rogiers, Cameron Medical Oncology Fellow
  • Florentia Dimitriou, Medical Oncology Fellow
  • Hsien Chan, Dermatology Fellow - co-funded by Goodridge Foundation and Ricky
  • Rodrigo Schwartz, Dermatology Fellow - co-funded by Goodridge Foundation and Ricky

Past Fellows:

2019

  • Andrew Colebach, Jani Haenke Melanoma Pathology Fellow 
  • Karina Aivazian, McMurtrie Cancer Pathology Fellow 
  • Adriana Hepner, Medical Oncology Fellow 
  • Railya Mousina, Breast and Melanoma Surgical Oncology Fellow 
  • Lalit Pallan, Medical Oncology Fellow 
  • David Ryan, Poche Fellow in Melanoma and Surgical Oncology
  • Kavita Vakharia, Poche Fellow in Melanoma and Surgical Oncology

2018

  • James Allan, Plastic Surgery Trainee, 6-month term
  • Chandra Adhikari, Jani Haenke Pathology Fellow 
  • Teresa Bailey, McMurtrie Pathology Fellow 
  • Carina Owen, Medical Oncology Fellow 
  • Thomas Pennington, Poche Fellow in Melanoma and Surgical Oncology 
  • Milap Rughani, Poche Fellow in Melanoma and Surgical Oncology 
  • Shehnarz Salindera, Breast & Melanoma Surgical Oncology Fellow
  • Martin Tio, Cameron Medical Oncology Fellow 

2017

  • Helen Dearden, Medical Oncology Fellow
  • Tristan Dodds, Pathology Fellow 
  • Peter Ferguson, Pathology Fellow 
  • Erica Friedman, Poche Surgical Fellow 
  • Leo Kim, Plastic Surgery Trainee, 6-month term 
  • Elizabeth Liniker, Medical Oncology Fellow  
  • Eva Nagy, Breast & Melanoma Surgical Oncology Fellow 
  • Amit Roshan, Poche Surgical Fellow 
  • Ines Silva, Medical Oncology Fellow 

2016

  • Mahyar Amjadi, Plastic Surgery Trainee, 6-month term 
  • Nesrine Brahimi, Dermatology Fellow, self funded 
  • Kim Isaacs, Poche Surgical Fellow 
  • Louise Jackett, Pathology Fellow 
  • Elizabeth Liniker, Medical Oncology Fellow  
  • Kazi Nahar, Medical Oncology Fellow 
  • Rajat Rai, Medical Oncology Fellow 
  • Robert Rawson, Pathology Fellow 
  • Michael Rtshiladze, Poche Surgical Fellow (6 months)
  • Ines Silva, Medical Oncology Fellow 
  • Samriti Sood, Breast & Melanoma Surgical Oncology Fellow 
  • Matthew Starr, Plastic Surgery Trainee, 6-month term  
  • Matthew Stodell, Poche Surgical Fellow 

2015

  • Chris Ahn, Plastic Surgery Trainee, 6-month term 
  • Fred Azimi, Breast & Melanoma Surgical Oncology Fellow 
  • Elizabeth Liniker, Medical Oncology Fellow  
  • Sangeetha Ramanujam, Medical Oncology Fellow 
  • Kelly Thornbury, Plastic Surgery Trainee, 6-month term
  • Ricardo Vilain, Pathology Fellow 
  • April Wong, Poche Surgical Fellow 

2014

  • Annette Chakera, Poche Surgical Fellow
  • Elizabeth Liniker, Medical Oncology Fellow 
  • Megan Lyle, Medical Oncology Fellow 
  • Mark Rahman, Plastic Surgery Trainee, 6-month term  
  • Rebecca Read, Poche Surgical Fellow 
  • Lilian Rocha, Dermatology Fellow, self-funded 
  • Michael Rtshiladze, Plastic Surgery Trainee, 6-month term 
  • Alex Varey, Poche Surgical Fellow 
  • Ricardo Vilain, Pathology Fellow 

2013

  • Annette Chakera, Poche Surgical Fellow 
  • Megan Lyle, Medical Oncology Fellow
  • Pablo Uribe, Dermatology Fellow, self-funded 

2012

  • Jonathan Duncan, Poche Surgical Fellow 
  • Jong Kim, Poche Surgical Fellow 
  • Alistair MacKenzie Ross, Poche Surgical Fellow
  • Kieran Power, Poche Surgical Fellow 
  • April Wong, Breast & Melanoma Surgical Oncology Fellow 

2011

  • Jeremy Bond, Poche Surgical Fellow
  • Deborah Bourke, Poche Surgical Fellow
  • Rebecca Read, Breast & Melanoma Surgical Oncology Fellow 
  • Eletha Taylor, Poche Surgical Fellow 

2010

  • Ahmed Ali-Khan, Poche Surgical Fellow 
  • Niamh ni Choilean, Poche Surgical Fellow

2009

  • Philip Brackley, Poche Surgical Fellow 
  • Susan Gollop, Poche Surgical Fellow 

2008

  • Will McMillan, Poche Surgical Fellow 

2007

  • Marc Moncrieff, Poche Surgical Fellow  

2005

  • Richard Martin, Poche Surgical Fellow 

2003

  • Howard Peach, Poche Surgical Fellow