Dr Peter Anderson

Dr Peter Anderson is an Associate Professor of Practice with QUT, and has almost 30 years’ experience as an academic and practitioner in the health sector. He was a researcher and academic at the Cancer Prevention Research Centre and the QUT School of Public Health for over 16 years. His study and research crosses both biological and social sciences. He has presented research papers nationally and internationally and worked with colleagues in Europe and North America. Dr Anderson has also had senior leadership roles in several NFP’s, including Heart Foundation Australia, Cancer Council Queensland and Diabetes Australia. He has been CEO of Asthma Foundation Queensland & NSW and Open Minds Australia during significant transition. Peter has extensive media and communications knowledge and experience as a spokesperson in the NFP sector for many years, translating research evidence into community focussed messages. Dr Anderson has been an active member of the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA), serving as State President and National Board Member (2006-2008) and is a Fellow of the Association.
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Australian Army Creating a Future-Ready Workforce

When the Australian Army was looking to ensure that their workforce was future-ready, they recognised the need to provide Australian soldiers with an intellectual advantage. QUT became a major contributor to this process when in mid-April 2020 it was announced that the Graduate School of Business/QUTeX was successful in winning the contract for the first year of development of COVE+.