Wendy is a breast health expert and frequently provides commentary and professional education for the community and healthcare sectors on breast issues including breast cancer and breastfeeding. She leads collaborative research across disciplinary boundaries that integrates biomedical, clinical and public health approaches. Wendy is passionate about the importance of community education and advocates for women to be well-informed about how to take control of their own breast health.
Wendy has provided expert advice and education for a number of national organisations including BreastScreen Australia, the Australian Breastfeeding Association, and the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia. She founded and currently leads a national alliance of breast cancer researchers called InforMD (visit www.informd.org.au for more information), who are highly active in public health policy and community awareness.