Professor Bernard W Stewart

Professor Bernard W Stewart

Fields of research: Paediatrics, Cancer and related disorders, Epidemiology, Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Tag: Child Health

Dr Bernard Stewart is a Conjoint Professor with the School of Women's & Children's Health.

Research Interests:
The distribution of cancer in the community is largely due to the impact of environmental factors. Research is directed toward assessing the impact of lifestyle factors (including tobacco smoking), occupational exposures and the impact of pollution as means of preventing cancer. Immediate research concerns include risk communication and medico-legal approaches to limiting the impact...

Dr Bernard Stewart is a Conjoint Professor with the School of Women's & Children's Health.

Research Interests:
The distribution of cancer in the community is largely due to the impact of environmental factors. Research is directed toward assessing the impact of lifestyle factors (including tobacco smoking), occupational exposures and the impact of pollution as means of preventing cancer. Immediate research concerns include risk communication and medico-legal approaches to limiting the impact of environmental carcinogens. Addressing community concern in relation to cancer clusters, and the provision of usable information about presumed hazards are the focus of current research.

Broad Research Areas:
Cancer, Population Health, Epidemiology, Biochemistry

Qualifications:
BSc MSc UNSW, PhD Lond, FRACI, DipLaw (LPAB)

Society Memberships & Professional Activities:

  • Editor in Chief, Cancer Forum
  • Member of Council, Clinical Oncological Society of Australia
  • Member, National Data Policy Committee, Cancer Australia
  • Member, NHMRC Working Party on Cancer Clusters
  • Member, Lung Cancer NSW Oncology Group, Cancer Institute, NSW

Specific Research Keywords:
Oncology Research