Dr Vernon Harvey
M.D. (Lond), F.R.C.P. (Edin), F.R.A.C.P., FAChPM
Vernon Harvey M.D. (Lond), F.R.C.P. (Edin), F.R.A.C.P., FAChPM, has been a consultant Medical Oncologist at Auckland Hospital since 1984 and in private practice since 1992.
He is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Oncology at the University of Auckland Medical School. He trained in medicine at Guy's Hospital, London and undertook his postgraduate oncology training in Auckland and at St Bartholomew's Hospital in London.
Vernon's primary interest is the management of patients with breast cancer. He is a keen supporter of clinical trials and the Principal Investigator of a large number of clinical trials in early and advanced breast cancer and drug development. He is an active member of several breast cancer co-operative trial groups, including the ANZ Breast Cancer Trials Group (ANZBCTG), the International Breast Cancer Study Group (IBCSG), Breast International Group (BIG), the Breast Cancer International Research Group (BCIRG) and the Early Breast Cancer Trialist's Group (EBCTG). He is Chairman and Scientific Director of the Auckland Breast Cancer Study Group. He was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) for services to Medicine, particularly Oncology Research in the 2010 New Years Honours.
Vernon has involved in several NZ governmental committees related to cancer and is a member of the Cancer Treatment Subcommittee of PHARMAC, the government agency responsible for public funding of medicines within the NZ Health Service.
Vernon consults at OneSixOne on a weekly basis.