Research Fellow, Centre for Women's Health, Gender and Society, University of Melbourne

Carolyn Nickson is an epidemiologist specialising in cancer screening. Following coursework studies in mathematics, epidemiology and biostatistics, Carolyn contributed to several research projects on reproductive health then completed a PhD in 2008 entitled 'Modelling the impact of targetted changes to screening intervals in Australian breast-screening programs', under the supervision of Prof Anne Kavanagh and A/Prof Ray Watson.