COSA 2016November 15 - 17, 2016 Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre

A/Prof Jane Turner

Jane Turner is Associate Professor in the Discipline of Psychiatry at the University of Queensland where she is course coordinator for the teaching of Psychiatry to students in the medical programme. She has worked clinically in oncology for 20 years, and has had extensive involvement in the development of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, and health professional education and skills development. Her research interests are promotion of wellness after completion of cancer treatment, the impact of advanced cancer on patients and families, and development of sustainable models of psychosocial care. She is investigator on a current study evaluating a structured intervention to assist people with high fear of cancer recurrence.