Doctor Ioanna Nixon

Consultant Clinical Oncologist at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Center, Lead for the Scottish Sarcoma Network and Visiting Professor at Strathclyde University, Glasgow, UK

Doctor Ioanna Nixon  specialized in Oncology
Country

United Kingdom

Speciality
Oncology
Subspeciality
Head and Neck Cancers and Sarcomas
Experience
2000 years
Languages
English, German, Greek

Areas of expertise

  • Head and Neck Cancers
  • Sarcomas
  • Orthopedic Oncology
  • Targeted Therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Cancer Nutrition

About the expert

Doctor Ioanna Nixon is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Center, Lead for the Scottish Sarcoma Network and Visiting Professor at Strathclyde University, Glasgow, UK. She holds a PhD in Radiotherapy, Masters degree in public health (MPH) and recently graduated from the Scottish Quality and Safety (SQS) Fellowship. She is a reviewer in the British Journal of Cancer and Stralentherapie (Radiotherapy), British Medical Journal (BMJ) case reports.

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    Professor Ioanna Nixon is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Center, Clinical Director Oncology Services and former Lead for the Scottish Sarcoma Network. She is also a Professor at Strathclyde University, Glasgow, UK.

    She cares for people with Head and Neck Cancers and Sarcomas. She is devoted to offering patients the best personalised and person-centred treatment to ensure best outcomes and quality of life.

    She holds a PhD in Radiotherapy since 2013, Masters degree in public health (MPH) in 2015 and recently graduated from the Scottish Quality and Safety (SQS) Fellowship. She has a leading role in research as the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Chair for Head and Neck epidemiology and survivorship subgroup. She is a member of the New Drugs Committee and also board member of the British Sarcoma Group and Cancer Throat Foundation Trust.

    Professor Nixon has been awarded for her contribution in patient care with a Faculty of Management and Leadership (FMLM) Fellowship. She lectures on compassion and resilience and facilitates compassion and resilience workshops for patients, carers and healthcare professionals.

    Professor Nixon's team is finalist for the National British Medical Journal (BMJ) awards under cancer team 2020 and Healthcare Services Laboratories (HSL) Partnership Awards 2021.

    She is as well, Reviewer for grant applications on head and neck cancers through the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) and Mentor at the Scottish improvement Leader Program. She has been chosen as the President for the British Sarcoma Group Conference of 2020.

  • Expert Member

    2019 - Today

    The Service Advisory Group (SAG) for Sarcomas, UK

  • Professor

    2018 - Today

    Strathclyde University, Glasgow, UK

  • Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

    2018 - Today

    Glasgow University, Glasgow, UK

  • UK Chair of Head and Neck, Centre of Statistics and Genetics (CSG) Epidemiology & Survivorship subgroup

    2018 - Today

    National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI), London, UK

  • Member of Board of Trustees

    2018 - Today

    British Sarcoma Group (BSG), UK

  • Clinical Lead and protocol co-author

    2018 - Today

    Cancer Research UK Accelerator Sarcoma Award, UK

  • Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Head and Neck/ Sarcoma

    2017 - Today

    The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Center, Glasgow, UK

  • Clinical Lead for Sarcomas

    2016 - Today

    The Scottish Sarcoma Network (SSN), Scotland, UK

  • Clinical Lead

    2015 - Today

    The National Sarcoma Multi Disciplinary Team (MDT)

  • Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

    2016 - 2018

    Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, UK

  • Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Head and Neck/ Sarcoma

    2013 - 2017

    The Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK

  • Senior Research Fellow

    2011 - 2013

    Neuro-oncology Unit, Royal Marsden Hospital, London, UK

  • Honorary Clinical Fellow

    2008 - 2009

    Radiotherapy Department, Muenster, Germany

  • Scottish Quality Improvement and Safety Fellowship (SQSF)

    2019

  • Masters of Public Health (MPH)

    University of Liverpool, UK

    20152015

  • Certificate of Completion of Training as specialist in Clinical Oncology

    2010

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

    Hellenic Republic University of Loannina, School of Medicine, Greece

    2005

  • The New Drugs Committee (NDC) (2019)

  • Member of the GOLF examiner committee (Global online Fellowship) in Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology, International Federation of Head and Neck Societies (2016)

  • Head and Neck Cancer Clinical Studies Group (NCRI) (2015)

  • European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC), Head and Neck Group

  • European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ESTRO)

  • International Association for Medical Education (AMEE)

  • Scottish Sarcoma Network (Clinical Lead)

  • British Sarcoma Group (BSG), Advisory Board Member

  • British Journal of Cancer, Stralentherapie (Radiation Therapy), BMJ case reports

  • Hellenic Society Head and Neck Oncology (HESHNO)

  • European Head and Neck Society (EHNO)

  • The General Medical Council (GMC) (2010)

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