Jeff Dunn, President-elect

Professor Jeff Dunn AO

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

Jeff is also Professor of Social and Behavioural Science and Chair Cancer Survivorship at the University of Southern Queensland and 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 takes up the Presidency at the World Cancer Congress in October 2022. 

His work in cancer control spans 30 years. 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: 
Wednesday 8 June 2022