Dr Melinda Protani


School of Public Health
Faculty of Medicine
+61 7 334 64623


Research Interests

  • cancer epidemiology
  • health services research
  • treatment disparities
  • non-communicable diseases


  • Graduate Certificate in Higher Education, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Science, The University of Queensland
  • Master of Public Health, The University of Queensland
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland


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  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Terranova, Caroline O., Protani, Melinda and Reeves, Marina M. (2016). Overall Dietary Intake and Prognosis After Breast Cancer: a Systematic Review. COSA's 43rd and ANZBCTG's 38th Annual Scientific Meetings. Partners for Progress in Breast Cancer Research and Care, Gold Coast QLD Australia, 15–17 November 2016. Chichester, West Sussex United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell.

  • Cheng, Matthew, Linda Nguyen, Protani, Melinda, Carroll, James, Fay, Mike and Martin, Jennifer (2014). Obesity a Risk Factor for Chemotherapy Dose Reduction in Breast Cancer: a Multi-Centered Approach. 2014 World Congress , Melbourne, Australia, 3–6 December 2014. Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. doi: 10.1111/ajco.12332

  • Linda Nguyen, Cheng, Matthew, Protani, Melinda, Martin, Jennifer and Fay, Michael (2014). Relationship between obese women with breast cancer, their socioeconomic status and comorbidities. COSA's 46th Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide, Australia, 12–14 November 2019. Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. doi: 10.1111/ajco.13263

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

Completed Supervision