cancer prevention
and control


Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers: The Australian Experience

David Whiteman, MBBS, PhD

ARC Future Fellow
Head, Cancer Control Laboratory
Queensland Institute of Medical Research
Brisbane, Australia

David Whiteman, MBBS, PhD

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
6130 Executive Boulevard, Rockville MD
EPN Conference Room G

David Whiteman is a medical epidemiologist with a special interest in the causes, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of cancer. He received his medical degree from the University of Queensland in 1991. Following a PhD in cancer epidemiology at QIMR (1997) and specialist training in Public Health Medicine, David was invited to the University of Oxford (UK) as a Nuffield Medical Research Fellow to work in several areas of cancer research. He returned to Australia in 2000, where he is currently studying the causes of melanoma and diseases of the oesophagus, ovary and skin.

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