Professor Margaret Davy
Clinical Director of the Surgical and Specialties Service, Royal Adelaide Hospital, SA
Margaret Davy is a graduate of Adelaide University. After successfully gaining the MRCOG, she went to The Norwegian Radium Hospital in 1973 to gain experience in treating women with gynaecological cancer. The initial appointment was for 4 months. After 10 years, she returned to Adelaide in 1983 as the Director of Gynaecological Oncology at RAH and TQEH; a position she held for over 25 years.
During that time, she has been involved in many State, National and International committees involved in promoting women’s health as well as running a very busy gynaecological oncology practice. She has been very involved in running Clinical Trials.
Highlights have included the National Cervix screening Program, Chairing the Guidelines for the Management of Ovarian Cancer and establishing Outreach Services for Northern Territory women with gynaecological cancers. In 2002, she was awarded the Order of Australia (AM) for services to Women’s Health.
She enjoys the opportunities to educate both the profession and also women about health issues.
She stepped down as Director in 2009. Currently she is the Clinical Director of the Surgical and Specialties Service at the Royal Adelaide Hospital