Senior Radiation Oncologist
A/Prof Michael Penniment is a Senior Radiation Oncologist with interests in the application of new technologies in radiotherapy and the provision of services to rural and remote areas. He established the Alan Walker Cancer Care Centre (AWCCC) in Darwin.
He was involved in Australia’s first National Proton Advisory Committee and has since lead the SA Government team looking to establish a centre in the new Adelaide health precinct. He is the clinical lead for the Australian Bragg Centre, the first proton therapy unit in the southern hemisphere. This has federal and state government financial support and will begin operations in 2022.