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Courtney Hill

Clinical Trial Coordinator – University of Newcastle

Courtney Hill is the Clinical Trial Coordinator for ACRE. Her position involves the coordination of the NSW-wide study, Cannabinoids for Symptom Control in Advanced Cancer, An Open Label Prospective Clinical Trial in NSW (CARE NSW), funded by NSW Health through the NSW Clinical Cannabis Medicines Program.

CARE NSW aims to determine what dose and frequency of prescribed cannabis medicines are best to relieve the major symptoms in people with advanced cancer, as well as enable access to prescribed cannabis medicines for up to 600 advanced cancer patients in NSW, including patients from regional areas.

Courtney received her BSc in Biology in the United States and is currently pursuing a Master of Cancer Sciences through the University of Melbourne. This, together with her subsequent coordination of multiple national and international multisite cancer trial for TROG Cancer Research, provided her with the necessary skills, understanding and appreciation of the complexities a clinical trial of cannabis medicines involve.