Professor Carlene Wilson was appointed the Cancer Council SA Foundation Chair in Cancer Prevention in March of 2008 to undertake and promote behavioural research designed to assist in the long-term reduction of cancer incidence in South Australia. The position is jointly located within Cancer Council SA and the newly opened Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer. Since taking up the appointment she has worked primarily in the areas of bowel cancer screening, sun protection, alcohol consumption and influences on dietary choices.
Professor Carlene Wilson fulfils a strong mentoring role with the staff of the behavioural research team where she has, and continues to, supervise research undertaken by staff toward the attainment of postgraduate qualifications. Since her appointment she has supervised Honours, Masters and PhD students in the cancer prevention and support areas (including 5 Cancer Council SA research staff), achieved approximately $3 million in collaborative grant funding and published 55 peer reviewed, journal publications as well as a number of chapters, reports and published abstracts.
- Associate Dean (Higher Degrees), School of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Flinders University
- Visiting Fellow, School of Psychology, University of Adelaide
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