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Adjunct Professor Terry Slevin

CEO, Public Health Association of Australia

Terry Slevin is one of Cancer Council's foremost experts on public health research and health promotion and a leading spokesperson on workplace cancer risks and environmental carcinogens.

Mr Slevin is a regular media commentator on all aspects of cancer, ranging from causes and early detection, to broader chronic disease prevention including nutrition, physical activity, weight control, alcohol and sun protection. 

Director, Education and Research at Cancer Council WA where he has worked since 1994, Mr Slevin holds a Masters in Public Health and an Honours degree in Psychology. He is Adjunct Professor in the School of Psychology and Speech Pathology at Curtin University and was previously Vice President of the Public Health Association of Australia.

As well as being Chair of Cancer Council Australia's Occupational and Environmental Cancer Risk Committee, Mr Slevin has previously chaired Cancer Council's Skin Cancer Committee and Nutrition and Physical Activity Committee.

He is the editor of a book on skin cancer Sun, Skin and Health, released by CSIRO Publishing in 2014 and has published over 40 papers in the peer reviewed literature and a series of 15 articles on cancer myths.  

For media interviews with Terry Slevin, contact Hollie Jenkins, Media Manager, Cancer Council Australia on (02) 8256 4153.