The RCPAQAP board

Our Board of Directors.

Assoc Prof Tony Landgren

MBBS LLB FRCPA FACLM MRACMA MAICD Barrister & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Victoria


Tony Landgren trained in Anatomical and Forensic Pathology in Victoria and was admitted to Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia in 1990. His subspecialty interests include head and neck pathology, hepatobiliary pathology, lung pathology, renal pathology and biotechnology law.

He’s the National Medical Director and Chief Pathologist at Australian Clinical Labs (formerly Healthscope Pathology) and the Director of Anatomical Pathology at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Tony has also been admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and is an Associate Professor of Pathology at the University of Melbourne.

Through his role as Chair of the Board of Education and Assessment, he’s a Director of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, with responsibility for training all pathology disciplines, the conduct of examinations, assessment of overseas-trained specialists and laboratory accreditation for training.

Tony has been a Board member of the National Association of Testing Authorities since 2016.

A/Prof Beverley Rowbotham


Board Member

Bev Rowbotham is a pathologist and non-executive Director
with a broad governance experience in healthcare, commerce,
government, and the non-profit sector. She has a career-long
interest in the provision of high-quality healthcare services. She
is Director of Haematology at Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology, past
President of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia and
has chaired the Australian Medical Association’s policy-making
body, Federal Council, since 2014. Other roles have included
President of the Royal College of Pathologists between 2007 and
2009, and President and Chair of the Association for Childhood
Language and Related Disorders from 2001 to 2012.

Bev is currently a Federal Councillor for the Australian Medical
Association (Pathology Craft Group) and Clinical Lead of
Pathology for the National E-Health Transition Authority. She’s
the Chair of the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory
Council, a member of the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review
Taskforce and a director of the Avant Mutual Group, the AEIOU
Foundation and Genome One.

Prof Andrew Clouston


Board Member

Dr Andrew Clouston graduated in medicine from the University of Queensland and trained in anatomical pathology at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, developing a special interest in gastrointestinal and liver pathology. Since being awarded a PhD for studies into liver allograft immunopathology his research, funded by grants from the NHMRC, NIH and other funding bodies, has included studies on liver fibrosis, fatty liver disease, liver allograft rejection and gastrointestinal cancer.

He is currently the managing partner of Envoi Specialist Pathologists, a private practice in Brisbane specialising in gastrointestinal pathology that also has a strong emphasis on teaching and internationally competitive research. In addition, he is a visiting senior specialist to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Pathology at the University of Queensland and Clinical Fellow at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research. He has served on a range of national and international committees including the International Consensus Panel for Liver Allograft Pathology, the International Collaboration on Cancer Reporting (ICCR) authoring committee (liver cancer), the National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme, and Australian Cancer Network/NHMRC committees for surveillance protocols in a range of gastrointestinal disorders. He is a frequent presenter at national and international conferences and in 2017 was selected as the RCPA Visiting Lecturer to Overseas.

Dr Jeanne Tomlinson


Board Member

Tomlinson graduated from the University of Western Australia in
1990, receiving its Rolf ten Seldam Gold Medal in Pathology. She
obtained the fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of
Australasia in 1997 and the International Academy of Cytology in

She also attained a master’s degree in Business Administration
at the UNSW Business School – Australian Graduate School of
Management in 2004. Having worked in both public and private
sector laboratories, Dr Tomlinson is currently Medical Director at
Laverty Pathology.

Dr Tomlinson has been a director of the Royal College of
Pathologists of Australasia through her roles on Council as
Honorary Secretary and Treasurer and continues to work as an
examiner for the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia in
Anatomical Pathology.

Dr Arthur Morris


Board Member

Arthur Morris obtained his undergraduate science and medical
degrees from the University of Otago and his MD from the
University of Auckland. He trained in clinical microbiology in
Auckland and obtained his RCPA fellowship in 1989.

Dr Morris recently completed his term as chair of the RCPAQAP
Microbiology Programme, is a member of the RCPA Overseas
Trained Specialist interview panel and a College examiner in
clinical microbiology.

He has governance experience in listed and unlisted companies
and not-for-profit trusts and charities. He is a charter member of
the New Zealand Institute of Directors.

Dr Janice Fletcher


Board Member

Janice Fletcher is a Paediatrician, Geneticist and Genetic Pathologist. She trained in metabolic diseases and biochemical genetics in Sydney and Melbourne, before moving to Adelaide. Her interests include professional education, achieving quality outcomes in newborn screening and genetic diseases, and improving the interface between the laboratory and the clinician.

She is actively involved in bringing cost-effective next-generation sequencing into routine clinical use. She is a member of a number of professional and government committees. 


Prof Dominic Mallon

Clinical Immunologist, Fiona Stanley Hospital; and Immunopathologist, PathWest Laboratory Medicine

Board Member

Professor Dominic Mallon is the Head of Clinical Service, Immunology at Fiona Stanley Hospital and the immediate past Chief Pathologist of PathWest.

Dominic is a clinician who practises a broad range of immunopathology, allergy and clinical immunology looking after both children and adults with immunological and allergic disorders. Dominic also collaborates in clinical research projects into the mechanisms of tolerance induction in immunotherapy for allergic diseases; and impairment of tolerance mechanisms in autoimmunity.

Dominic is a former President of the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) and of Public Pathology Australia.

Dr Rebecca Adams


Board Member

Dr Rebecca Adams graduated in medicine with First Class Honours from The University of Queensland in 2004, receiving the University Medal for Medicine, and several other academic prizes including the Lilian Cooper Prize for highest overall achievement over four years. She was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) in 2014, and in 2019 also became a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Rebecca is a haematologist at Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology whose practice encompasses a broad range of diagnostic haematology. She also maintains a strong interest in education and training, and is the Training Network Coordinator for Haematology Advanced Training in Queensland as well as the Associate Chief Examiner in Haematology for the RCPA.

She serves on a number of committees, including the RCPA Queensland State Committee, the RCPA Haematology Advisory Committee, and the RPCA Overseas Trained Specialist interview panel, and is currently Chair of the Pathology Update Haematology Scientific Program Committee and a senior lecturer at The University of Queensland.