The principal focus of the Advisory Committee is to provide strategic advice and support the activities of PC4. The Advisory Committee is chaired by Nik Zeps.

Nik Zeps

A/Prof Nik Zeps (Chair)

Qualifications: BSc (Hon), PhD
Location: St John of God Hospital Subiaco
Role: Director of Research, St John of God Subiaco Hospital; Adjunct Professor, School of Health Sciences, Curtin University; Adjunct Professor, Centre for Comparative Genomics, Murdoch University; Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Colorectal Cancer Research Unit, University of Western Australia; Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Medicine, University of Notre Dame
Research Interests: Clinical trials (oncology), molecular pathology, bioethics, genomics, health systems research

Prof Patsy Yates

Qualifications: PhD, MSocSci, BA, DipAppSci, RN, FRCNA
Location: Queensland University of Technology
Role: Head, School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology; Director, Centre for Palliative Care Research and Education, Queensland Health
Research Interests: Supportive care for people with cancer

Dr Malcolm Clark

Qualifications: MBBS, FRACGP
Location: Victoria
Role: Inaugural Member Academy of Clinical Teachers, Melbourne Medical School. Honorary Clinical Senior Fellow, Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Medical Director, IPN Medical Centres, Victoria.
Research Interests: Aged care, men’s’ health, acupuncture, minor procedures


Dr Dayna Swiatek

Qualifications: BAppSci (Hons) PhD.
Location: Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria
Role: Manager, Victorian Cancer Agency
Research Interests: Translational cancer research, health services research, consumer engagement in research

Prof Jon Emery

Qualifications: MBBch, DPhil, FRACGP, MRCGP, MA
Location: General Practice & Primary Care Academic Centre, University of Melbourne
Role: Herman Professor of Primary Care Cancer Research University of Melbourne and Western Health; Clinical Professor at the University of Western Australia; and Senior Clinical Research Associate at the University of Cambridge, UK
Research Interests: Cancer diagnosis, Complex interventions, Genetic medicine and Primary care trials

Prof Liz Halcomb

Qualifications: RN BN(Hons) GCertHE GCertICNurs PhD FACN
Location: University of Wollongong
Role: Inaugural Professor of Primary Health Care Nursing
Research Interests: Primary care, Practice nurse,  Workforce capacity

Dr Kristi Milley 

Qualifications: B.App.Sci (Hons) PhD 
Location: University of Melbourne
Role: National Manager of PC4, National Manager of PARTNER
Research Interests: Primary care trials

Makala Castelli 

Qualifications: BBus, GradDipArts
Location: QLD
Role: Community representative
Research Interests: Consumer and patient involvement in research 

Dr Eleonora Feletto

Qualifications: BBus/Arts, PhD 
Location: University of Sydney, Daffodil Centre
Role: Senior Research fellow Cancer Council NSW; Honorary Senior Research Fellow, School of Public Health University of Sydney; Gastrointestinal Cancers Policy and Evaluation Research Lead
Research Interests: GI cancer

Barbara Waters 

Qualifications: H.M.S.-Ed., MPH
Location: Department of Health QLD
Role: Cancer Screening Unit/Branch Strategy Policy and Planning, Senior Public Health Officer
Research Interests: Quality Improvement for Cancer Screening in Primary Care, Clinical Information System 

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