Associate Professor Wendy Cooper is an anatomical and molecular pathologist who works at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney and has a special clinical and research interest in lung cancer. She is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Sydney, Conjoint Associate Professor at the University of Western Sydney and a Visiting Scientist at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research for the Lung Cancer Project of the translational research cancer program. Associate Professor Cooper is a member of the Lung Expert Group that developed the Lung Cancer Structured Reporting Protocol for the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia and is a member of the Multidisciplinary working party revising Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention, Diagnosis and Management of Lung Cancer for Cancer Council Australia.
Lung infections are the no 1 cause of death in the chronically ill.
Australia has one of the highest allergy prevalence rates in the world.