Ian Ring, Professor, Division of Tropical Health & Medicine, James Cook University.
Education: M.B. B.S. University of Sydney, 1966; M.P.H. University of North Carolina1971;M.Sc. Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, London University 1976;
Career: Professorial Fellow, Australian Health Services Research Institute, University of Wollongong 2005-16, Principal Medical Epidemiologist & Executive Director, Health Information Branch, Queensland Health 1997-2004, Foundation Director, Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute, Australian National University 2003, Head, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville 1997-2001, Director, Epidemiology and Health Information Branch, Queensland Health 1984 -99, Foundation Director, Queensland Cancer Registry, 1981-4, A/Director (Epidemiology), Health Commission of N.S.W.1975-81, Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Department of Social and Preventive Medicine UPNG 1971-4, DHO DoPH PNG 1968-70;
Research interests: cancer prevention; prevention and management of CVD, Indigenous health.
Awards/Fellowships: F.A.F.P.H.M. 1990; D.L.S.H.T.M. Medical Statistics, London University 1996; F.A.C.R.R.M. 1999, Hon DSc (JCU) 2018, AO 2017.