Jeff Dunn



Professor Jeff Dunn AO is Research Leader of Social and Behavioural Science at Cancer Council Queensland (CCQ)’s 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 USQ’s Institute for Resilient Regions and Griffith University School of Medicine and was an Adjunct Professor at The University of Queensland School of Social Science.

Jeff also serves on the Board of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and is the Secretary and a Director of the International Psycho-oncology Society. He currently serves, among other things, as an editorial Board member for Psycho-Oncology Journal and is also the Chair of UICC’s Asia Pacific Cancer Society Training Grants Programme. Jeff is the Immediate Past President of the Asia Pacific Organisation for Cancer Prevention.

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 programmes.

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