Professor Jeff Dunn Joins The QEI Board

13 Mar, 2018

We are delighted to welcome Professor Jeff Dunn AO to the QEI Foundation Board. Jeff is Research Leader of Social and Behavioural Science at the Cancer Council Queensland (CCQ) Cancer Research Centre and was previously CEO of CCQ for over 15 years. He is Professor of Social and Behavioural Science at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) and holds the prestigious position of Professor and Chair of Transformative Social Science within USQ’s Institute for Resilient Regions.

He currently holds Professorial appointments with the University of Southern Queensland Institute for Resilient Regions and the Griffith University School of Medicine and was an Adjunct Professor at The University of Queensland School of Social Science.

Jeff was appointed an Officer in the Order of Australia in June 2014 for distinguished service to medical administration through leadership roles with cancer control organisations, and to the promotion of innovative and integrated cancer care programs.

Commenting on his appointment to the QEI Board, Chairman, Mark Sheridan said, “We’re delighted to have someone of Jeff’s calibre join us. Jeff brings extensive experience in the not for profit and research areas. I know he will make a valuable contribution at a strategic level together with supporting QEI to deliver on its purpose to save sight.”

Jeff is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and holds a PhD from The University of Queensland.


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