Peter D. Baade, PhD

Cancer Research Centre, Cancer Council Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Professor Peter Baade is a Senior Research Fellow (Biostatistics) at the Cancer Council Queensland (Australia) since 2003, where he leads a research program designed to describe the patterns of cancer-related outcomes both nationally and internationally, and specifically to better understand why these outcomes depend on where people live and the role of remoteness, area disadvantage and ethnicity on these patterns. His work has directly informed government strategic policy in reducing cancer inequalities based on residential location.

Peter graduated with his PhD from the University of Queensland in 1998, working as a Senior Data Analyst in a state health department from 1997-2003. He holds several Professorial academic and adjunct university appointments, is an Honorary Fellow of the Menzies School of Health Research and an Accredited Statistician with the Statistical Society of Australia.

Professor Baade has published over 200 peer reviewed manuscripts with more than 10,000 citations and a h-index of 44 (source: Google Scholar), along with numerous peer-reviewed commissioned monographs. He has served as Guest Editor, Editorial Board Member and Statistical Advisory Board Member for international journals.

Over his career he has received more than $12million in total competitive grant funding, including an NHMRC Career Development Fellowship and eight NHMRC Project Grants, and is a Chief Investigator on a current NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence.

Professor Baade has supervised PhD and Masters students (current and already completed), regularly provides invited reviews for national and international funding bodies, national and international scientific journals and examinations for postgraduate thesis dissertations. He has served as a panel member on fellowship review panels and is a member of the Health Program Board for the Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information.

Terms of Appointment: December 2017 - December 2019