Helen has a background in general and midwifery nursing and a Masters in Public Health from The
University of Sydney. She has previously worked in Boston and New York on HIV and AIDS clinical
trials. She joined the melanoma research group at Westmead Institute for Medical Research in 1996
with Professor Graham Mann.
Her main role is managing and co-ordinating the cancer genetic epidemiology projects for the
Melanoma Research Program at Westmead and liaising with external and international research groups such as the GenoMEL consortium.