Jeff Dunn AOC, UICC President

Professor Jeff Dunn AO

Jeff Dunn is the Chief of Mission and Head of Research at the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia and President of the Union for International Cancer Control.

Jeff is also Professor of Social and Behavioural Science and Chair of Cancer Survivorship at the University of Southern Queensland. He is a Board Member and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee for the West Moreton Hospital and Health Service.

Having served on the Board of the Union for International Cancer Control in various capacities over many years, Jeff took up the Presidency at the General Assembly that was held virtually on 11 October 2022.

His work in cancer control spans 30 years, in which time he has dedicated his career to the development of strategies that underpin cancer survival and improve awareness of the disease with a special focus on the social and behavioural aspects of cancer and has over 200 publications, including peer-reviewed manuscripts, chapters, books and reports.

In 2014 Jeff was appointed an Officer in the Order of Australia for distinguished service to medical administration through leadership of cancer control organisations and promotion of innovative and integrated cancer care programmes.

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Last update: 
Thursday 13 October 2022