A/Professor Judy Kirk
Assoc. Prof. Kirk is a specialist in cancer genetics who has worked in cancer care for over 30 years. She is the Director of the Familial Cancer Service at Westmead, a service that provides genetic counselling and testing for families with a strong family history of cancer.
Each year she sees over 500 new families with concerns about their family history, and she also runs a special clinic for women at very high risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Prof Kirk participates in local and research regarding the familial aspects of cancer and has played a key role in leading this new clinical discipline in Australia.