David Roder

Professor, BDS, MPH, DDSc (Epidemiology)

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1968 …2024

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Since 2011 David Roder has been Cancer Council SA’s Beat Cancer Project Research Chair of Cancer Epidemiology and Population Health at the University South Australia. He also works under contract with Cancer Australia, Cancer Institute NSW, and CanTeen, and holds affiliate professorial psoitions at Monash University, Flinders University and a Senior Prinicipal Research Fellow positiion at SAHMRI.


He presently chairs AIHW’s Cancer Monitoring Advisory Committee, the NSW Population & Health Services Research Ethics Committee, and the CanTeen Youth Cancer Service Data Advisory Panel. He sits on a range of other advisory, data set specification, accreditation and redevelopment committees.


David’s research interests are broad, but with a focus on cancer, health-services evaluation, safety & quality monitoring, data-infrastructure development, and with an additional emphasis on data linkage. He is interested in, and is optimising data use through data linkage within legal and ethical constraints.

External positions

Professor, University of South Australia

31 Mar 2011 → …

Senior Population Health Advisor & consultant Epidemiologist, Cancer Australia

1 Jan 2007 → …

Senior Population Health Advisor & Consultant Epidemiologist, Cancer Institute NSW

1 Jan 2004 → …


  • cancer
  • screening
  • data linkage
  • data infrastructure
  • Public health
  • population health
  • Cancer Epidemiology, Public health
  • cancer survivorship

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