Professor Ian Jacobs

Professor Ian Jacobs

FAHMS

President and Vice-Chancellor
UNSW Sydney
Fellow
Elected in 2019
NSW
Citation on election

Professor Ian Jacobs, for the last 30-years, has headed a research team working on early detection and risk prediction of cancer with a particular focus on screening for ovarian cancer, leading to grants valued at >$80M, over 400 publications and an H-Index of >75. In addition to leading large scale research programs, Jacobs is the Vice-Chancellor of UNSW and holds leadership roles in organisations focused on health and medical research, education and advocacy, including Board membership of Research Australia and Chairmanship of the Sydney Partnership for Health Education, Research and Enterprise.

Find out more

Whether you’re looking to nominate a colleague for an award, make a donation to the Academy or simply find out more about the work we do, research we advance and health policy advice we provide, sign up to our mailing list today.

Keep up to date with the latest news

By providing your email address, you consent to it being added to our mailing list.