Jason Callahan


Jason Callahan


Current position: Technical Projects

Years qualified: 16

Research areas of interest: Molecular imaging, Nuclear Medicine, Oncology

Would you describe yourself as a ‘novice’ or ‘experienced’ researcher? Experienced

Research qualifications (include status: e.g. ongoing, year
Graduate certificate in Clinical Research (Oncology), PhD

What is your greatest research achievement? PhD

How do you balance research/work/family life? I work 4 days a week

How did you find a mentor/supervisor? He is the director of my department

What was/is your supervisor/mentor’s best advice? Have a go!

Why did you decide to get involved in research?: My interest in research stemmed from a desire to improve our clinical service through investigating new and novel approaches to improve our imaging service

What do you enjoy most about being involved in this/these research activities? Answering questions that nobody has an answer to yet

What has been your biggest challenge or barrier to being involved in research? Finding time to fit research into clinical work is a constant challenge.

What one piece of advice would you give other researchers who have never been involved in research before? Research is a great way to enhance your clinical work and maintain your passion in your work