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, Australia. She manages the National Indigenous Cervical Screening Project, which aims to assess cervical screening participation, prevalence of abnormalities and survival for Indigenous women using data linkage of existing data sources.

Suzanne has a background in nursing and public health research, and has managed a number of community and population-based national cancer projects. Following completion of a Master of Public Health degree in 2002, Suzanne was the project manager of the Australian Cancer Study: the epidemiology of oesophageal and ovarian cancer, at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR).

In 2010 she was awarded a Doctorate in Public Health, in which she investigated cancer incidence, diagnosis, treatment and survival among Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Queensland. In 2013 she completed a two year Postdoctoral Fellowship at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), where she researched the burden of cancer among Indigenous peoples globally. 

  1. Moore, S.P., Soerjomataram, I., Green, A.C., Garvey, G., Martin, J., & Valery, P.C. (2016). Breast cancer diagnosis, patterns of care and burden of disease in Queensland, Australia (1998-2004): does being Indigenous make a difference? International Journal of Public Health, 61(4), 435-42.
  2. Whop, L.J., Garvey, G., Baade, P., Cunningham, J., Lokuge, K., Brotherton, J.M., et al. (2016). The first comprehensive report on Indigenous Australian women's inequalities in cervical screening: A retrospective registry cohort study in Queensland, Australia (2000-2011). Cancer, 122(10), 1560-9.
  3. Moore, S.P., Antoni, S., Colquhoun, A., Healy, B., Ellison-Loschmann, L., Potter, J.D., et al. Cancer incidence in indigenous people in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the USA: a comparative a comparative population-based study. Lancet Oncology, 16(15),1483-92.
  4. Moore, S.P., Green, A.C., Bray, F., Garvey, G., Coory, M., Martin, J., & Valery, P.C.(2014) Survival disparities in Australia: an analysis of patterns of care and comorbidities among indigenous and non-indigenous cancer patients. BMC Cancer, 14, 517.
  5. Moore, S.P., Green, A.C., Garvey, G., Coory, M.D., Sabesan, S., & Valery, P.C. (2014). Colorectal cancer among Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Queensland, Australia: towards survival equality. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 12(2).
  6. Valery, P.C., Moore, S.P., Meiklejohn, J.,& Bray, F. (2014). International Variations in childhood cancer in indigenous populations: a systematic review. Lancet Oncology, 15(2), e90-e103
  7. Arnold, M., Moore, S.P., Hassler, S., Ellison-Loschmann, L., Forman, D., & Bray, F. (2014). The burden of stomach cancer in indigenous populations: a systematic and global assessment. GUT, 63(1), 64-71.
  8. Moore, S.P., Forman, D., Piñeros, M., Fernández, S.M., de Oliveira Santos, M., & Bray, F. (2013). Cancer in Indigenous people in Latin America and the Caribbean: A review. Cancer Medicine,3(1),70-80.
  9. Moore, S.P., Green, A.C., Garvey, G., Coory, M.D., & Valery, P.C. (2011). A study of head and neck cancer treatment and survival among indigenous and non-indigenous people in Queensland, Australia, 1998 to 2004. BMC Cancer, 11, 460.
  10. Moore, S.P., O’Rourke, P., Mallitt, K., Garvey, G., Green, A.C., Coory, M., & Valery, P.C. (2010). Cancer incidence and mortality in Indigenous Australians in Queensland 1997 – 2006. Medical Journal of Australia, 193(10), 590-593.
  1. NITV: Two months' could be key to Indigenous women's survival of cervical cancer

    NITV: Two months' could be key to Indigenous women's survival of cervical cancer


    NITV : A study lead by a young Torres Strait Islander research fellow finds that Indigenous women are not receiving the recommended 2-month clinical follow up on an abnormal pap test result.