A/Prof Joanne Shaw is the Psycho-oncology Co-operative Research Group (PoCoG) Executive Director and Senior Research Fellow in the School of Psychology, The University of Sydney. She is an experienced psycho-oncology, health communication and implementation science researcher. Her specific research interests include the development and evaluation of psychological and supportive care interventions to improve the outcomes for patients and families affected by cancer and supporting the health professionals who provide their care. A/Prof has a particular interest in developing alternative models

of care, quality and costs of evidence-based psycho-oncology interventions and health professional education. A/Prof Shaw co-authored the Australian clinical pathway for identification and management of anxiety and depression in adult cancer patients and her current research is focused on evidenced based strategies to facilitate implementation of the Clinical Pathway into routine cancer care.