Associate Professor Gertig is a public health physician and Medical Director of the Victorian Cervical Cytology Registry since 2006. She received her medical training at Monash University and a Doctorate in Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. Assoc Professor Gertig has extensive experience in large epidemiological studies having worked on the Harvard Nurses’ Health Study for over five years and then at the Centre for MEGA Epidemiology the University of Melbourne on breast and ovarian cancer studies. The primary focus of her current research is the epidemiology of cervical cancer and improving participation in cancer screening. She is a member of several national and state committees relating to cervical screening, including the National Safety Monitoring Committee and the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council Cytology Drafting Committee.
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