From Lab Coats To Lycra - Australian Melanoma experts take on world Triathlon championships
2 September 2019
They are a formidable team - in work and in play
Co-Medical Directors of Melanoma Institute Australia, Professor Georgina Long and Professor Richard Scolyer, and melanoma pathologist Dr
This high achieving trio swapped their lab coats for lycra as they represented Australia in the green and gold.
All three qualified for the Australian Triathlon Team in their respective age
• Professor Georgina Long, 45-49 Female AG Sprint
• Professor Richard Scolyer, 50-54 Male AG Sprint
Each week, they collectively swim
Whilst au fait in sharing the stage at international melanoma and oncology conferences, this was their first time as teammates on the international sporting stage.
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