Meet Our Researchers

Here you can find out more about our researchers.

Dr. Brigid Lynch

Dr. Lynch’s work focuses on how physical activity and sedentary behaviour (sitting time) are associated with cancer risk, and health outcomes amongst cancer survivors.

Professor Suzanne Garland

Professor Suzanne Garland (MBBS MD FRCPA FRANZCOG Ad Eundem FAChSHM) obtained her Bachelor of Medicine at the University of Melbourne in 1971, and subsequently worked as a Research Fellow at Harvard University.

Dr. Louise Keogh

Louise Keogh is a health sociologist active in both teaching and research in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health at the University of Melbourne.

Professor Graham Giles

After post-doctoral work on the epidemiology of leukaemia and lymphoma in Tasmania, Graham Giles joined the Cancer Council in 1983 as Director of the Victorian Cancer Registry. In 1986, he was appointed Director of the Cancer Epidemiology Centre, and in 2013 became Director of the Cancer Epidemiology and Intelligence Division within Cancer Council Victoria.

Professor Ian Campbell

Professor Ian Campbell is Co-Head of the Cancer Genomics and Genetics program at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne.

Professor Phyllis Butow

Professor Phyllis Butow has more than 20 years experience in psycho-oncology research.

Professor Debra Anderson

Professor Debra Anderson is an internationally recognised research and clinical leader in the field of nursing, social and preventative medicine.

Dr. Catalina Lawsin

Dr. Catalina Lawsin is a registered clinical health psychologist and a lecturer in Clinical Psychology at the University of Sydney.

Professor Anne Gardner

Professor Anne Gardner joined the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine at the Australian Catholic University on the Canberra Campus in late 2011 as Professor of Nursing with a research intensive focus.

Associate Professor Freddy Sitas

Associate Professor Freddy Sitas has been the Director, Cancer Research Division at Cancer Council NSW since 2005, conducting high quality research in epidemiology and biostatistics to understand the causes and consequences of cancer.