Robert Burton

Robert Charles Burton, born Melbourne 1943, MD (Surgery), PhD (Tumour Immunology), MBBS, BMedSci (Melbourne Univ), BA (Newcastle Univ), FRACS, FRACP, FAFPHM. Fellow in Vascular Surgery, Royal Melbourne Hospital (1975-1977, Research and Clinical Fellow in Surgery, Transplantation Unit Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard University (1977-1981), Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard University (1981-1981), Foundation Professor of Surgical Science (Discipline Head) University of Newcastle, Australia (1981-1995),Visiting Scientist, Oxford University (John Radcliffe Hospital), United Kingdom (1986-1987). Chairman of Surgery, John Hunter University Teaching Hospital, Newcastle, Australia (1989-1992), Visiting Scientist, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France (1992-1993), Director (CEO) of The Cancer Council Victoria, Australia (1995-2002), Member, Executive, Australian Cancer Society (1996-2002),Member, Cancer Strategies Group (Chair, 2002-2006), Commonwealth Government Department of Health and Aging, Australia (1998-2006), Strategic Leader for Capacity Building and Council Member, International Union Against Cancer (2002-2006), Member, Australian Screening Advisory Committee (ASAC), Commonwealth Government Department of Health and Aging, Australia (2003-2006), World Health Organization (WHO) 14 consultancies for National Non-communicable Diseases (NCD)/ Cancer Planning and Cancer Screening in Lower Middle Income (LMI) countries (2003-2012), Technical Officer WHO China office (2005), World Health Organization –Kobe Centre, Consultant on NCD (2005-2006) International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Program for Action on Cancer Therapy (PACT) 22 missions to LMI countries, Cancer epidemiologist IAEA-PACT Vienna (2013),.Professor Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine then School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University (2006-2013, Adjunct Professor (2014). Breast, Prostate and Cervical Cancer screening consultancies (UICC, WHO, IAEA-PACT, INCTR) and 33/228 publications (1996-2014).