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Senior Manager, Descriptive Epidemiology, Cancer Council Queensland

Professor Peter Baade is an experienced biostatistician, working at the Cancer Council Queensland since 2003, where he leads a research program designed to describe the patterns of cancer-related outcomes both nationally and internationally, and specifically to better understand why these outcomes depend on where people live and the role of remoteness, area disadvantage and ethnicity on these patterns. He is the co-lead of the Australian Cancer Atlas project ( He holds Academic (Griffith University) and Adjunct (Queensland University of Technology) Professor appointments. He has published/in press over 290 peer reviewed manuscripts with over 30,000 citations.


  • –present
    Head, Descriptive Epidemiology Research Program, Cancer Council Queensland


  • 1998 
    University of Queensland, PhD
  • 1993 
    University of Queensland, Master of Medical Science

Research Areas

  • Oncology And Carcinogenesis (1112)
  • Biostatistics (010402)