Geri McDonald commenced her career as a nurse, completing a Graduate Diploma in Women's Health and a Master’s degree in Public Health, and has worked extensively in public health.
Geri has extensive leadership, strategy, research, and stakeholder management skills developed across a diverse range of health-related areas. She is driven to provide better health outcomes for patients through a focus on person-centred care and has done so through a variety of strategic positions, all with a brief to bring about change.
Geri is the Director of Prevention & Wellbeing at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Victoria where her role focuses on embedding wellbeing into cancer care.
In 2017 Geri was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to study how patient navigation in cancer care can improve a person’s experience of living with cancer during and after treatment.
Geri travelled to the USA and UK where she gained insight into best practice in patient navigation and person-centred care.
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