Dr Robert Rawson is a medical graduate of the Australian National University and commenced his training in Pathology in 2011. He was based primarily at Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney with rotations to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and St George Hospital before completing his Fellowship with the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia in 2016. He was appointed the Cameron Pathology Fellow at the Melanoma Institute of Australia and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital for 2016. He took up a position as staff specialist at Royal Darwin Hospital before returning to Royal Prince Alfred in 2018.
His primary interests include dermatopathology, particularly melanocytic pathology, and gynaecological pathology.
He is involved in numerous research collaborations within the Melanoma Institute Australia Translational Research Group at Sydney University and was the winner of the Premier’s Award for Outstanding Cancer Research in 2016. He is also committed to medical education of pathology registrars and medical students.
Rob spends his spare time as a volunteer surf lifesaver and on the triathlon course, where he watches Professor Scolyer disappearing in the distance ahead of him.