Head of Cancer Epidemiology Division
BCom, BSW, BA, Grad Dip Clinical Epi, MSc, PhD
Roger is an epidemiologist with expertise in international collaboration and the analysis of genetic and lifestyle data from observational studies. He joined Cancer Council Victoria in 2013 and was appointed the Cancer Epidemiology Division’s Head in 2017. He is Chief Investigator of the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study (Health 2020) and the Australian Breakthrough Cancer Study.
Roger’s work focuses on cancer epidemiology, including genetic and lifestyle-related risk factors, genetic and gene-environment interactions and DNA methylation. He currently holds an NHMRC partnership grant to investigate underlying causes of inequalities in cancer outcomes by sex, socio-economic position and geographical remoteness.
Cancer Epidemiology Division