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Assoc. Prof. Wendy Raymond


Cytopathology, Histopathology


Cytopathology, Histopathology

Special interests

Surgical Pathology of breast and endocrine tissues, cytopathology


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Associate Professor Wendy Raymond qualified in Medicine at the University of Adelaide Medical School in 1986 and went on to specialise in anatomical pathology, gaining her research degree (MD) on “Prognostic markers in breast cancer” in 1991, and her Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia in 1992. Her pathology training involved appointments in Adelaide and in Manchester, UK, before she returned to South Australia as a Consultant Histopathologist at Flinders Medical Centre and Senior Lecturer at Flinders University of South Australia.

She held a Visiting Consultant appointment as Cytopathologist at BreastScreen SA (1998-2015), and worked part-time as a Specialist Pathologist for Drs King and Mower Pathology and subsequently Healthscope Pathology, from 2005-2014.

She also continued as a part-time specialist at Flinders Medical Centre (SA Pathology) and, since 2010, has held the academic title of Associate Professor in the School of Medicine, Flinders University. A/Prof Raymond was Senior Pathologist, Head of Unit, at BreastScreen SA 2012-2015.  In 2012, she was awarded Fellowship of the International Academy of Cytology. She has held roles of Anatomical Pathology examiner and Cancer Services and Cytopathology Advisory Committee member for The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia. She is a Past President of the Australasian Society of Breast Disease and of the Australian Society of Cytology. She has been actively involved in national breast cancer reporting guidelines, implementation of HER 2 assessment and quality assurance committees and is currently Chair of the Breast Pathology Quality Assurance Committee. 

A/Prof Raymond has a particular interest and expertise in breast and endocrine histopathology, fine needle aspiration and general cytopathology, and has published widely in these areas, including co-editing the recent IAC Yokohama System for Reporting Breast Fine needle aspiration biopsy Cytopathology.