Prof Mark Jenkins
Professor Jenkins is the Director of the Centre for Epidemiology & Biostatistics, School of Population & Global Health. He is an epidemiologist with 20 years’ experience in the design, conduct, and analysis of studies examining the role of genetic and environmental causes of cancer, and the prevention and early detection of colorectal cancer. He is the Chief Investigator of the NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence: Reducing the burden of Colorectal Cancer by Optimising Screening. He is Principal Investigator of NIH funded international collaboration: Colon Cancer Family Registry Cohort, and is the Chief Investigator of the Worldwide study of Cancer Risks for Lynch syndrome. He currently teaches at postgraduate level, a course in Genetic Epidemiology. He is a member of the Clinical Advisory Group for the National Breast Cancer Screening Program.