Professor Emily Banks

Professor Emily Banks


Head, Epidemiology for Policy and Practice Group
Australian National University
Elected in 2017
Citation on election

Professor Emily Banks is an award-winning epidemiologist and public health physician. Her research uses large-scale population data to identify potentially modifiable factors affecting individual and population health in different settings, to inform improvements in health and health care. She is recognised nationally and internationally for her work on cancer, cardiovascular disease, medication safety and Aboriginal health, including research on breast cancer and hormone replacement therapy and the health effects of smoking. She is Head of Epidemiology for Policy and Practice Group at the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health and Scientific Director of the 45 and Up Study.

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