• Dr Anna Chevalier

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    Anna Chevalier is a Research Officer with the Prevention Centre. She has over 20 years’ experience in transport safety across a range of portfolios, including designing, implementing and evaluating ground‐breaking road user behaviour, safety‐related and innovative technologies, and strategy and policy development programs. In addition to prevention of unintentional fatalities and injuries, Anna has undertaken …

  • Megan Varlow

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    Megan Varlow is the Director of Cancer Control Policy at Cancer Council Australia where she is responsible for the development of national policy and advocacy for its implementation. After training as a psychologist, Megan was endorsed in clinical and health psychology and spent ten years working mostly in clinic environments with people living with chronic …

  • Paul Grogan

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    Paul Grogan is Senior Strategic Adviser at the Daffodil Centre, a cancer research joint venture between Cancer Council NSW and the University of Sydney. His current work involves advising on research strategy and prioritisation, including horizon scanning, program evaluation and optimising opportunities for collaboration. Paul has previously worked as Director of Public Policy at Cancer Council …

  • Dr Emily He

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    Dr Emily He is a consultant gastroenterologist and herpetologist with extensive clinical experience. She works as a Senior Research Fellow at The Daffodil Centre. Graduating with honours from the University of NSW, she later completed her advanced gastroenterology training at Prince of Wales Hospital. After being awarded Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, …

  • Professor Karen Canfell

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    Professor Karen Canfell is the inaugural Director of The Daffodil Centre and is a Professor within the Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney. She is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences, a National Health and Medical Research Council Leadership Fellow, and holds a D.Phil (PhD) from the University of Oxford. An epidemiologist, modeller, and a translation-centred population health researcher, Karen’s work focuses on providing policymakers …

  • Dr Joachim Worthington

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    Dr Joachim Worthington is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Gastrointestinal Cancers Policy and Evaluation stream at The Daffodil Centre. He completed a PhD in Applied Mathematics at the University of Sydney in 2017. Joachim’s current research focuses on using modelling to evaluate the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of colorectal and liver cancer screening and early detection in Australia …

  • Dr Eleonora Feletto

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    Dr Eleonora Feletto leads the Gastrointestinal Cancers Policy and Evaluation stream of research at the Daffodil Centre. She completed a PhD in the Pharmacy Faculty at the University of Sydney. Her research interests include the areas of cancer control, environmental risk factors of cancer, the implementation of health services in practice and the use of alternative …

  • Preventing liver cancer

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    Liver cancer is one of the most rapidly growing cancer types in Australia, and this project with will help provide a more comprehensive view of liver cancer control and guide long term planning.

  • Pandemic spotlight on legislative approaches to public health

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    The community has never been more aware of how legislative changes impact their lives, such as public health orders implemented to respond to COVID-19. Outside a pandemic, legislation and policy change moves at a much slower and more complicated pace, explains Professor Katina D’Onise, Executive Director, Prevention and Population Health Directorate at Wellbeing SA.