Michael Jefford

Associate Professor Michael Jefford is Deputy Head of the Department of Medical Oncology at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and a Principal Fellow at the University of Melbourne.

He completed medical oncology training (FRACP) in 1999 and holds a PhD (2002) and Graduate Certificate in University Teaching (2013) from the University of Melbourne and Masters degrees in Health Services Management (2003) and in Public Health (2006) from Monash University. He is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Michael is a practicing medical oncologist. He is also Director of the Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre, a Richard Pratt legacy, based at Peter Mac. He has led research and contributed to program development, service delivery and to the international literature regarding cancer survivorship.

He has been awarded over $12m in grant funding as a chief / principal investigator, has published over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters and has presented work at numerous national and international meetings.