Personal details

Name
Professor Monika Janda
Position(s)
Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Health,
Faculty - 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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Identifiers and profiles
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Qualifications

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

Professional memberships
and associations
  • Member – Prevention Committee, International Psycho-Oncology Society
  • Member – Scientific Advisory Committee Psycho-Oncology Co-operative Research Group http://www.pocog.org.au (past chair 2013-16)
  • 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, Pancreatic Cancer, Prevention, Quality Of Life

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

Biography

Prof Monika Janda is a behavioural scientist with 15 years of experience in cancer research. She has over 180 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

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Experience

Prof Janda is working with industry partners to improve the prevention and early detection of skin cancers. Her work is influential in improving treatment for women with gynaecological cancers.

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
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2017
Details
Received the 2017 Scopus 'Women in Research Award'
Type
Recipient of a Nationally Competitive Research Fellowship
Reference year
2017
Details
This fellowship will allow to 'Evaluate and disseminate the implementation success of a surgical training program'
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
Evaluating and Disseminating the Implementation Success of a Surgical Training Program
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
APP1151021
Start year
2018
Keywords
Hysterectomy; Gynaecology; Surgical Procedures; Surgical Risk; Cancer
Title
Implementation of an Innovative Teledermatology Network for the Early Detection of Melanoma in High Risk Australians
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
APP1153046
Start year
2018
Keywords
Cancer, Melanoma, Dermoscopy, Implementation Science, Rct, Screening, High-Risk
Title
The Implementation of MinimAlly INvasivE hysterectomy (IMAGINE) Trial
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
APP1145961
Start year
2017
Keywords
Hysterectomy, Laparoscopy, Training, Surgery, Quality improvement
Title
Centre for Research Excellence in Sun and Health (CRESH)
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
1001456
Start year
2016
Keywords
Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation; Skin Cancer; Vitamin D; Health Behaviours; Melanoma
Title
Long-term follow-up of the Laparoscopic Approach to Carcinoma of the Endometrium (LACE) Trial - survival outcomes
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
CA-APP1098905
Start year
2016
Keywords

Supervision

Current supervisions

  • Barriers and facilitators for sustaining chronic disease prevention health promotion programs in Australia
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Mary-Louise Fleming
  • The Effect of Novel Interventions on the Thickness of Sunscreen Application Amongst Young Children
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Elke Hacker
  • Implementing Patient Reported Outcome Measures in a Medical Oncology Setting
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Adjunct Associate Professor David Wyld, Associate Professor Kim Alexander
  • Psychological and Pharmacological Treatment of Anxiety and Depression in Patients with Endometrial Cancer
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Steven McPhail
  • An Investigation of Ambulatory Tertiary Hospital Resource Utilisation by People with Liver Disease
    MPhil, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Steven McPhail

Completed supervisions (Doctorate)

Completed supervisions (Masters by Research)