Dr Suzanne Moore

Research fellow


PhD (Public Health), University of Queensland, 2010; Masters of Public Health, University of Queensland, 2002; Bachelor of Health Science (Nursing), Southern Cross University, 1995; Certificate of Nursing (General), St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, 1983

Approved level of HDR supervision at Charles Darwin University:

Associate Supervisor for PhD




Dr Suzanne Moore is a research fellow at the Menzies School of Health Research, based in Brisbane. She is an investigator and the manager of a number of projects including the Supportive Care Needs Assessment Tool for Indigenous People (SCNAT-IP) Implementation project, and the Better Cardiac Care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Queensland project. She is an investigator on the Screening Matters study, which aims to describe Indigenous women’s beliefs and attitudes toward participation in cervical screening.

Suzanne as a background in medical, intensive care and emergency nursing, primarily working in Central Australia. She has also managed a number of national public health research projects, including the Australian Cancer Study (ACS):  a molecular epidemiological study of oesophageal and ovarian cancer in major treatment centre across Australia.

She has a Masters of Public Health degree from the University of Queensland and in 2006 was awarded a NHMRC Training Scholarship, to undertake a PhD investigating cancer incidence, diagnosis, treatment and survival among Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Queensland. She was awarded a Doctorate in Public Health from the University of Queensland in 2010. In 2011, she was the recipient of the International Agency for Research on Cancer and Cancer Council Australia Post-Doctoral Fellowship, where she established a program of work investigating the burden of cancer for Indigenous people globally.  She continues to collaborate with Indigenous and non-Indigenous researchers internationally, and mentors a number of students and post-doctoral researchers. 


Media Expertise
  • Indigenous cancer burden