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Professor's commitment to research acknowledged

Janet NBCFProfessor Janet Hiller with Her Excellency Governor General Quentin Bryce.


Professor Janet Hiller, Associate Dean of Health Sciences (Research), has been awarded a Patron’s Award from the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF).

Recognising her long term commitment as an epidemiologist, public health and health services researcher, Professor Hiller received the foundation’s Commitment to NBCF Research Investment Award 2011.

Currently the Deputy Chair of the Research Advisory Committee (RAC), Professor Hiller’s involvement with NBCF began in 1995 when she was one of the founding members of the RAC. During 2010-2011, she chaired the Epidemiological Questionnaire Design Advisory Group for Register4 – an NBCF initiative.

NBCF funds research to reduce the impact of breast cancer, and achieve prevention and cure. The Patron’s Awards ceremony is the organisation’s premier event, held to acknowledge the efforts and achievements of all members of the NBCF community.

Professor Hiller was presented the award by Governor General Quentin Bryce, in a ceremony at Admiralty House earlier this year.