Diana Learoyd is an Endocrinologist (Honorary) at Royal North Shore Hospital Sydney, and an Associate Professor at the Sydney Medical School (University of Sydney). She trained at RNSH and spent a year at King’s College Hospital Denmark Hill London, researching thyroid autoimmunity.
She completed her PhD in the Kolling Institute of the University of Sydney in 1999, in the genetics of thyroid cancer, and of MEN2. She became a fulltime clinical academic consultant at RNSH in 1998 and has been the Director of Clinical Training at RNSH and the Co-Director of Physician Training. Her current university roles include stage 3 (final stage) lead, long case lead and MD project Co-ordinator for the Sydney Medical School at RNSH.
She set up a thyroid cancer medical database at RNSH with a NSW Cancer Institute grant. She has had a major role in the TKI clinical trials run at RNSH, for both DTC and MTC patients. She currently co-runs the endocrine tumour MDT, and has a busy clinical practice in general endocrinology with a special interest in thyroid disease of all types.