CEC PhD supervision

Cancer Epidemiology Centre supervised PhD Completions

  1. MacInnis, R. A. A prospective study of body size and composition and the risk of breast, prostate and colorectal cancer. Melbourne: The University of Melbourne, 2005. Co-supervisor: Prof Dallas English
  2. Staples, MP. Familial prostate cancer in Australia in an era of widespread prostate-specific antigen testing: risk assessment and public health implications. Melbourne: The University of Melbourne; 2005. Co-supervisors: Prof Graham Giles & Dallas English
  3. Haydon, A. M. The predictors of colorectal cancer recurrence in the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study. Melbourne: Monash University, 2005. Co-supervisor: Prof Graham Giles
  4. Hodge, A. The predictors of type 2 diabetes in the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study. Public Health: Melbourne: The University of Melbourne, 2006. Supervisor: Prof Graham Giles
  5. Harriss, L. Dietary factors and alcohol as determinants for cardiovascular disease in the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study. Melbourne: Monash University; 2008 Co-supervisor: Prof Dallas English
  6. Chong E.  Dietary risk factors for Age-related Macular Degeneration. Melbourne: The University of Melbourne, 2009. Co-supervisor: Dr Julie Simpson

Externally supervised PhD completions using data from the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study

  1. Milne E. The effect of a school-based sun-protection intervention on sun-related behaviour and the development of melanocytic naevi in children Public Health Perth: The University of Western Australia, 2001:247.
  2. Wang, Y. Factors affecting knee cartilage and bone in healthy subjects and those with knee osteoarthritis. Melbourne: Monash University, 2007. Supervisor: Prof Flavia Cicuttini
  3. Itsiopoulos, C. Diabetes and cardiovascular disease: the Greek Migrant Paradox. Melbourne: The University of Melbourne, 2007. Supervisor: Prof Kerin O’Dea
  4. Brazionis, L. Diet and diabetic retinopathy. Melbourne: Monash University, 2006. Supervisor: Prof Kerin O’Dea
  5. Davies-Tuck, M. Factors affecting the knee join in health and disease: towards an improved understanding of knee osteoarthritis. Melbourne: Monash University (submitted 2010). Supervisor: Prof Flavia Cicuttini 

Current Cancer Epidemiology Centre supervised PhD Candidates

  1. Doolan, G. Occupational exposure using self-reports and a Job Exposure Matrix in relation to prostate cancer from an Australian case-control study. Melbourne: Monash University (commenced 2001) Co-supervisor: Prof Graham Giles
  2. Van Vliet, C. Issues in conducting a follow-up population-based cancer family study in Australia. Melbourne: The University of Melbourne (commenced 2003) Co-supervisor: Prof Graham Giles
  3. Hoang, H. Predicting the individual risk of prostate cancer in Australian men. Melbourne: The University of Melbourne (commenced 2004) Supervisor: A/Prof Gianluca Severi
  4. Muller, DC. Biomarkers of hormone action and cancer risk. Melbourne: The University of Melbourne (commenced 2008) Co-supervisors:A/Prof Gianluca Severi & Prof Graham Giles
  5. Karahalios, A. Effects of drop out in a longitudinal cohort study on change in waist circumference and cancer risk. Melbourne: The University of Melbourne (commenced 2009) Co-supervisors: Prof Dallas English & Dr Laura Baglietto
  6. Belal, K. Effect of dietary calcium intake on bone and vascular events - a population based longitudinal cohort. Melbourne: The University of Melbourne (commenced 2009) Co-supervisor: Prof Dallas English
  7. Yow, M. Sexually transmitted infections: associations with prostate cancer risk and malignancy. Melbourne: The University of Melbourne (commenced 2009) Co-supervisor: Prof Graham Giles

Current externally supervised PhD candidates using data from the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study

  1. Beauchamp A. Socioeconomic status as a determinant of cardiovascular disease in the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study. Melbourne: Monash University (commenced 2007) Supervisor: Prof Andrew Tonkin
  2. Chen L. Improving risk prediction for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes in the general Australian population. Melbourne: Monash University (commenced 2006) Supervisors: Prof Andrew Tonkin, Assoc Prof Jonathan Shaw
  3. Berry, P. Predictors of large joint osteoarthritis, disease and progression. Melbourne: Monash University (commenced 2007) Supervisor: Prof Flavia Cicuttini
  4. Tanamas, S. Novel approaches to musculoskeletal disease. Melbourne: Monash University (commenced 2008) Supervisor: Prof Flavia Cicuttini
  5. Teichtahl, A. Risk factors for knee structural change including obesity, physical activity, occupational activity and biomechanical factors. Melbourne: Monash University (commenced 2008) Supervisor: Prof Flavia Cicuttini
  6. Adams, M. Obesity and age related macular degeneration: Genetic and Environmental interactions. Melbourne: The University of Melbourne (commenced 2009) Dr Julie Simpson
Updated: 05 Dec, 2012