David Roder

Professor, BDS, MPH, DDSc (Epidemiology)

  • 5003 Citations
  • 33 h-Index
1968 …2020

Research output per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Public Profile

Since 2011 David Roder has been Cancer Council SA’s Beat Cancer Project Research Chair of Cancer Epidemiology and Population Health at the University South Australia. He also works under contract with Cancer Australia, Cancer Institute NSW, and CanTeen, and holds affiliate professorial psoitions at Monash University, Flinders University and a Senior Prinicipal Research Fellow positiion at SAHMRI.


He presently chairs AIHW’s Cancer Monitoring Advisory Committee, the NSW Population & Health Services Research Ethics Committee, and the CanTeen Youth Cancer Service Data Advisory Panel. He sits on a range of other advisory, data set specification, accreditation and redevelopment committees.


David’s research interests are broad, but with a focus on cancer, health-services evaluation, safety & quality monitoring, data-infrastructure development, and with an additional emphasis on data linkage. He is interested in, and is optimising data use through data linkage within legal and ethical constraints.

External positions

Professor, University of South Australia

31 Mar 2011 → …

Senior Population Health Advisor & consultant Epidemiologist, Cancer Australia

1 Jan 2007 → …

Senior Population Health Advisor & Consultant Epidemiologist, NSW Cancer Institute

1 Jan 2004 → …


  • cancer
  • screening
  • data linkage
  • data infrastructure
  • Public health
  • population health
  • Cancer Epidemiology, Public health
  • cancer survivorship

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Research Output

Breast Cancer Incidence and Survival among Young Females in Queensland, Australia

Youlden, D. R., Baade, P. D., Walker, R., Pyke, C. M., Roder, D. M. & Aitken, J. F., 1 Jun 2020, In : Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology. 9, 3, p. 402-409 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cancers of the corpus uteri treated in South Australian public hospitals: Trends in clinical management and survival across three decades

Roder, D., Selva-Nayagam, S., Paramasivam, S., Keefe, D., Olver, I., Miller, C., Buckley, E., Powell, K., Fusco, K., Buranyi-Trevarton, D. & Oehler, M., 8 Jul 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : European Journal of Cancer Care.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, juice, artificially-sweetened soda and bottled water: An Australian population study

Miller, C., Ettridge, K., Wakefield, M., Pettigrew, S., Coveney, J., Roder, D., Durkin, S., Wittert, G., Martin, J. & Dono, J., Mar 2020, In : Nutrients. 12, 3, 817.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Engagement of general practice in an Australian organised bowel cancer screening program: A cross-sectional survey of knowledge and practice

Holden, C. A., Frank, O., Li, M., Manocha, R., Caruso, J., Turnbull, D., Reed, R. L., Miller, C. L., Roder, D. & Olver, I., Jul 2020, In : Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention. 21, 7, p. 2099-2107 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

History of screening by BreastScreen New South Wales of women with invasive breast cancer

Li, M., Warner-Smith, M., McGill, S., Roder, D. & Currow, D., 1 Feb 2020, In : Cancer Epidemiology. 64, 101659.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


  • 2 Oral presentation

Disparities in breast screening, stage at diagnosis, cancer treatment and the subsequent risk of cancer death: A retrospective, matched cohort of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal women with breast cancer

David Banham (Author), David Roder (Author), Marion Eckert (Author), Natasha Howard (Author), Karla Canuto (Author), Sandra Miller (Speaker), Alex brown Brown (Author)
17 Sep 201919 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Cancer treatment and the risk of cancer death among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal South Australians: Analysis of a matched cohort study

David Banham (Author), David Roder (Author), Dorothy Keefe (Author), Gelareh Farshid (Author), Marion Eckert (Author), Karla Canuto (Speaker), Natasha Howard (Author), Alex Brown (Author)
17 Sep 201919 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation