We are thrilled to welcome Professor Jeff Dunn AO and Jane Prentice to the QEIF Board.
Jeff Dunn AO is the Chief of Mission and Head of Research at the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia. His work in cancer control spans 30 years, in which time he has dedicated his career to the development of strategies that underpin cancer survival and improve awareness of the disease with a special focus on the social and behavioural aspects of cancer and has over 200 publications, including peer reviewed manuscripts, chapters, books and reports. In 2014 Jeff was appointed an Officer in the Order of Australia for distinguished service to medical administration through leadership of cancer control organisations and promotion of innovative and integrated cancer care programs. Jeff had been a member of the QEIF Board before moving to Sydney in 2019. Professor Mark Radford said, “We are delighted that Jeff has agreed to return to the QEIF Board. We have a long history together and Jeff will make an important contribution with his knowledge and expertise in the area of medical research.”
Jane Prentice is a former Australian politician who served as a member of the House of Representatives from 2010 to 2019, representing the Division of Ryan in Queensland. Jane previously served on the Brisbane City Council from 2000 to 2010. Jane is currently President of both Tennis Queensland and Scouts Queensland, as well as being a Patron of a number of not-for-profit organisations in Queensland. “Jane comes to the Board with a wealth of experience in dealing with government and understanding the needs of the community. We are looking forward to working with her and benefiting from her extensive knowledge,” said Professor Mark Radford.
We value Jeff and Jane’s extensive experience in helping achieve our purpose to save sight.