Professor Suzanne Chambers AO
Professor Suzanne Chambers AO is Dean of the Faculty of Health at the University of Technology Sydney. Prior to joining UTS she was the Director of the Menzies Health Institute of Queensland at Griffith University. She is a health psychologist and registered nurse who has worked as a practitioner and researcher in psychological support for people with cancer for over 30 years.
Professor Chambers is an Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to medical research, particularly in the area of psycho-oncology, and to community health through patient care strategies to assist men with prostate cancer.
She has published extensively on the psychological effects of cancer with over 200 peer reviewed publications and has been a chief investigator on successful research grants valued at over $30 million from the NHMRC, ARC, Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia, Cancer Australia, Beyond Blue and Cancer Council Queensland. This includes a current NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Prostate Cancer Survivorship that she leads.
Professor Chambers holds adjunct professorships at Griffith University, Edith Cowan University, the University of Queensland and University of Southern Queensland.