Professor John Condon

Principal research fellow


PhD, Charles Darwin University, 2005; Master of Public Health, Harvard University, 1992; Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Monash University, 1980; Fellow, Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine, 1991; Diploma of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 1986; Certificate in Health Economics, Monash University, 1995.

Approved level of HDR supervision at Charles Darwin University:

Principal Supervisor for PhD




Professor John Condon is an epidemiologist who has extensive experience in primary health care in remote Indigenous communities, health policy and administration, and in development of clinical information, data management and statistical reporting systems.

His research program focuses on cancer control and health system performance for Indigenous Australians, both in the Northern Territory (NT) and nationally. He is currently leading projects to develop national reporting for cancer incidence and survival and cervical screening performance for Indigenous Australians, and continues to develop the reporting of cancer screening, incidence and survival information in the NT. He is also leading the investigation of a cluster of vulvar cancer in young Indigenous women in Arnhem Land.

Other recent or current work includes investigating health system performance for Indigenous Australians with acute myocardial infarction and stroke, rheumatic heart disease, and hepatitis B infection. He has also undertaken extensive research and development in the area of Indigenous demography, focusing on long-term demographic trends in the NT Indigenous population. His research and capacity development work has been supported by over $12.2 million in grants and consultancies since 2000 and over 70 publications in the last 15 years.

He currently holds appointments at the Menzies School of Health Research and the NT Department of Health.

Research Themes
Media Expertise