PROFESSOR MONIKA JANDA is a behavioural scientist with a PhD in psychology (Univ. Vienna), and postgraduate training in behaviour therapy and health psychology. She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society, and the college of Health Psychologists. Her postdoc training was conducted under the supervision of Prof Joanne Aitken, and she went on to receive an NHMRC Early Career Fellowship and Career Development Fellowship Level 1. Most recently she was awarded a Career Development Fellowship Level 2 to progress the behavioural science evidence surrounding skin cancer prevention and early detection. Besides her research portfolio, she leads the Health Determinants and Health Systems theme within the Institute for Health and Biomedical Innovation at the Queensland University of Technology, with 350 staff and students. She also holds the early and mid-career researcher mentoring portfolio and assist researchers in their professional development. She holds adjunct appointment with the University of Sydney and the University of Queensland.
- Epidemiological and behavioural oncology research to address the public health impact of cancer
- Quality of Life Research
Prof Janda is currently involved in epidemiological and behavioural research to address the public health impact of:
- breast cancer
- endometrial cancer
- ovarian cancer
- brain tumours.
For more information about Professor Janda, please visit her QUT Staff Profile