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Professor Monika Janda

Faculty of Health,
School - Public Health and Social Work,
Research - Public Health

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Name
Professor Monika Janda
Position(s)
IHBI Theme Leader - Health Determinants and Health Systems
Faculty of Health,
School - Public Health and Social Work,
Research - Public Health
Principal Research Fellow
Faculty of Health,
School - Public Health and Social Work,
Research - Public Health
IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Public Health and Social Work - HDHS
Discipline *
Public Health and Health Services, Oncology and Carcinogenesis
Phone
+61 7 3138 3018
Fax
+61 7 3138 3130
Email
Location
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Qualifications

Ph.d (University of Vienna), Master of Philosophy (University of Vienna)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • Chair -Scientific Advisory Committee Psycho-Oncology Co-operative Research Group http://www.pocog.org.au
  • past member – National Working Group for Gynaecological Cancer/Cancer Australia
  • past member – Scientific Advisory Committee Cooperative Trial Group for Neuro-oncology (COGNO)
  • Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR)
  • Australian Psychological Society (College of Health Psychologists)
Keywords

Brain Tumour, Breast Cancer, Early Detection, Gynaecological Cancer, Melanoma, Men'S Health, Pancreatic Cancer, Prevention, Quality Of Life, Women'S Health

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Dr Monika Janda is a behavioural scientist with over 15 years of experience in cancer research.

She has over 120 publications in peer-reviewed journals and has presented her work at national and international conferences.

Monika is currently involved in epidemiological and behavioural research to address the public health impact of

  • melanoma
  • breast cancer
  • endometrial cancer
  • ovarian cancer
  • brain tumours.

Awards
NHMRC Career Development Award level 2 2013-2016
NHMRC Career Development Award level 1 2009-2012

VC Award of Research excellence 2013

Research interests

  • Epidemiological and behavioural oncology research to address the public health impact of cancer
  • Quality of Life Research
This information has been contributed by Professor Monika Janda.

Teaching

Regular guest lectures in advanced epidemiology, research methods and public health

This information has been contributed by Professor Monika Janda.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Membership of a Statutory Committee
Reference year
2014
Details
In 2013 I joined the NHMRC Translational Faculty as a member
Type
Membership of a Statutory Committee
Reference year
2015
Details
Chair of the Scientific Advisory Commitee Psycho-Oncology Clinical Trials Group (PoCoG) 2014-2016
Type
Recipient of a Nationally Competitive Research Fellowship
Reference year
2013
Details
In 2013 I was awarded a NHMRC Career Development Fellowship Level 2 (2013-1016) Fellowship Type: NHMRC Principal Research Fellowship Project Title: Integrating behaviour change and technology uptake models into skin cancer prevention and early detection External Reference :1045247 Years Awarded: 2013-2016 Total Funding Awarded: $455,901

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
ECHO trial: Exercise during Chemotherapy for Ovarian cancer
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
1063509
Start year
2014
Keywords
Cancer, Clinical Trial, Exercise, Oncology, Survivorship
Title
Integrating behaviour change and technology uptake models into skin cancer prevention and early detection
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
1045247
Start year
2013
Keywords
skin cancer, prevention, lifestyle factors, health promotion, early detection
Title
Mirena Weight Loss to treat early Endometrial Cancer (MAxWEL Trial)
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
1044900
Start year
2013
Keywords
women's health, uterine cancer, hormones, obesity, lifestyle factors
Title
Skin Cancer Prevention and Early Detection for Generation Y
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
1011999
Start year
2011
Keywords
Skin Cancer, Prevention, Early Detection, Melanoma, Sun Protection
Title
Centre for Research Excellence in Sun and Health (CRESH)
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
1001456
Start year
2010
Keywords
Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation, Skin Cancer, Vitamin D, Health Behaviours, Melanoma

Supervision