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Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, Australian National University

Professor Emily Banks is a medically trained epidemiologist with interest and expertise in large-scale cohort studies, pharmacoepidemiology, women’s health, and healthy ageing. She is currently the Scientific Director of the 45 and Up Study, Head of Chronic Disease Epidemiology at the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health and Chair of the Advisory Committee on the Safety of Medicines.


  • 2003–present
    Scientific Director, 45 and Up Study, Sax Institute


  • 2000 
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, PhD in epidemiology
  • 1993 
    Monash University, MBBS

Research Areas

  • Epidemiology (111706)