Professor Jon Emery
Herman Professor of Primary Care Cancer Research at the University of Melbourne
Professor Jon Emery is the Herman Professor of Primary Care Cancer Research at the University of Melbourne, and the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre Primary Care Research and Education Lead.He is also Director of the Cancer Australia Primary Care Collaborative Cancer Clinical Trials Group (PC4), and a Visiting Research Fellow at the Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge.
He studied medicine at Cambridge and Oxford and obtained his DPhil at Oxford on computer decision support to assess cancer risk in general practice. His research program applies principles of implementation science and focuses on the role of primary care across the cancer continuum including prevention, early diagnosis and survivorship, aiming to improve the integration of health services. He leads a parallel program of cancer research betweenMelbourne and Cambridge on cancer screening, risk assessment andearly diagnosis. He has published over 240papers and has been a Chief Investigator on research grants and awards totalling over $35 million and an additional GBP16 million.He sits on several national and international advisory committees related to cancer early detection and survivorship, and cancer research.