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Professor Anne Cust (PhD, MPH(Hons), BSc, BA) is a cancer epidemiologist and NHMRC Investigator Fellow who leads the Melanoma and Skin Cancer stream. Professor Cust’s research has a strong emphasis on translational outcomes that impact policy and clinical practice. She is also a Faculty member of the Melanoma Institute Australia, where she co-leads the ‘Prevention, risk and clinical detection of melanoma’ research theme. Professor Cust leads several large multidisciplinary research programs related to skin cancer prevention, screening and surveillance, and genomic risk of cancer, and is an investigator on international melanoma consortia. She contributes to updating national clinical practice guidelines for melanoma and skin cancer. Professor Cust has over 230 publications and has attracted over $50 million in collaborative grants. In 2018, Professor Cust received the NSW Premier’s Award for Outstanding Cancer Research Fellow of the Year, and in 2015 she was awarded the inaugural Sax Institute Research Action Award for translation of research into health policy. She chairs the Cancer Council National Skin Cancer Committee and NSW Skin Cancer Prevention Advisory Committee. She is a Past President of the Australasian Epidemiological Association (AEA), and has served on the COSA Epidemiology Group Executive, Melanoma and Skin Cancer (MASC) Trials Group Board and on the Scientific Committee for the PC4 Primary Care Collaborative Cancer Clinical Trials Group.

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