Professor Lin Fritschi

Professor Lin Fritschi


John Curtin Distinguished Professor of Epidemiology
Curtin University
Elected in 2020
Citation on election

Professor Lin Fritschi is a cancer epidemiologist and public health physician with specific expertise in occupational causes of cancer. Her research revolves around two themes: identifying occupational causes of cancer and improving methods for assessing occupational exposure in epidemiological studies. She has a substantial track record of publications, grants and impact on policy, has successfully mentored and trained junior researchers and has developed key collaborations nationally and internationally.

Professor Fritschi has developed a new online resource for assessing occupational exposure (OccIDEAS), which has been used to assess exposure in studies in Australia, Bhutan, Malaysia, China, the UK and in current studies in NZ and across the EU.

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