Oliver Oey

Dr, BMedSc (USYD), MD (UWA)

  • The University of Western Australia (M503), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

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Biography

Oliver Oey is an Adjunct Clinical Lecturer in the Faculty of Internal Medicine of the University of Western Australia. He is also a Medical registrar working at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Australia who is currently pursuing basic physician training (BPT) and is interested in pursuing a career as a medical oncologist. Oliver completed his Bachelor of Medical Science (BMedSc) degree in the University of Sydney before completing a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree at the University of Western Australia.

Since an early stage of his career, Oliver has been very active in medical research, particularly in the field of oncology. He has over 13 peer-reviewed publications in various cancers ranging from original studies, systematic reviews, narrative reviews to case reports, and has presented his research findings in national and international meetings such as the American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting and the American Association for Cancer Research Meeting.

During his undergraduate degree, his academic excellence was recognised by the Dean’s List for Academic Excellence and invitation to the Talented Student Program (TSP) which allowed selected high-achieving students to conduct supervised medical research in place of coursework units. Oliver moved to Perth to pursue his Doctor of Medicine degree where he remained active in medical research, with particular focus in oncology. During medical school, his academic excellence was recognised by the Golden Key International Honour Society, UWA Faculty of Medicine Conference Grant, Western Australia International Tertiary Student of the Year award, and the Cancer Research Student Vacation Scholarship from Cancer Council WA.

He is passionate about improving outcomes for patients affected by cancer. He is currently leading and actively contributing to research projects in melanoma and colorectal cancer at Fiona Stanley Hospital and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. In addition, he has a strong interest in clinical education where he provides clinical bedside teaching and conducts clinical assessments for medical students.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

Medicine, Doctor of Medicine (MD), The University of Western Australia

Jan 2018Dec 2021

Award Date: 16 Dec 2021

Physiology, Bachelor of Medical Science (BMedSc), University of Sydney

Jul 2015Dec 2017

Award Date: 12 Dec 2017

External positions

Resident Medical Officer, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

16 Jan 2023 → …

Junior Medical Officer, St John of God Hospital

10 Jan 202215 Jan 2023

Clinical Researcher, Edith Cowan University

1 Aug 20211 Dec 2021

Research expertise keywords

  • Clinical Research
  • Oncology
  • Melanoma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Systematic reviews
  • Narrative reviews

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