Dr. Jannah Baker is an early career clinician researcher focusing on breast cancer prevention and screening within the Daffodil Centre. Jannah has a medical background with five years of experience working as a physician. Her PhD developed novel methodology for Bayesian spatiotemporal modelling of disease, and she holds Postgraduate Diplomas in Public Health and Statistics. Jannah’s previous work within the cancer field has involved the prevention and early treatment of melanoma, skin cancer and endometrial cancer, comparisons of treatment methods and cost analyses for endometrial, ovarian and pancreatic cancer. Her systematic review of fertility-sparing treatment for early endometrial cancer has been referenced in international guidelines. She has been a clinical trials statistician for over five years, designing and analysing data from trials including Bayesian adaptive platform and stepped-wedge cluster design trials.
Additional to her focus on quantitative analysis, Jannah has undertaken several health economic analyses and government projects, overseen two qualitative-themed studies and lectured on Implementation Science. She has attracted over $6 million in collaborative funding and has supervised and mentored several student and staff research projects.