Dan Worthley is a Associate Professor of gastroenterology and a cancer scientist at SAHMRI, Adelaide. He studied medicine at the University of Adelaide (graduated 2000) and then trained in medicine and gastroenterology (at the RAH and Flinders Medical Centre). After his clinical training, Dan moved to Brisbane, where he completed a PhD and a Masters of Public Health at the University of Queensland (2007-2010). During this time Dan also worked as a Gastroenterology consultant at the Prince Charles and Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospitals. After his PhD, Dan moved to New York for 4-year post-doctoral fellowship at Columbia University (2010-2014). Dan returned to Adelaide in 2014.
Dan now chairs the No Australians Dying of Bowel Cancer Initiative at SAHMRI, he is the medical advisor to the Jodi Lee Foundation (a colorectal cancer charity) and works as a clinical gastroenterologist, with a special interest in quality colonoscopy and gastrointestinal cancer prevention.
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