Level D Promotion

Photography by Nicole Cleary for Royal Women's Hospital

We wish to congratulate The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology researcher Associate Professor Yasmin Jayasinghe who was successfully promoted to Level D recently.

Associate Professor Yasmin Jayasinghe  is a Winter Glover Cancer Research Fellow. She completed a Paediatric Gynaecology Fellowship in 2004, then spent two years in the US where she developed guidance on breast disorders in children. Her PhD on cervical cancers in young women, called for HPV vaccination in forensic protocols, implemented in 2015. She Chairs the Fertility Preservation Taskforce in Victoria and the ANZ Paediatric Oncofertility Consortium. a collaboration of clinician-scientists and consumers across the paediatric and adult sectors, translating evidence into practice for children with cancer. She is a recipient of the Strategic Grant for Outstanding Women (2019), a finalist in the Vic Health awards (public health and academia) for transforming fertility care in children with cancer (2019) and was a finalist in the Telstra Women’s Business Awards (2020).