Health Services Research

Aligned with Peter Mac’s 2020-2025 Strategic Directions and Research Strategic Plan, the Department of Health Services Research (DHSR) drives and supports health services research and implementation science at Peter Mac. Our strategic roadmap delivers against these strategies.

Our research aims to improve the quality, organisation and management of health services and systems. Our goal is to bring together clinicians, health administrators, academic researchers, scientists, students and patients to deliver world class, equitable, and evidence-based patient-centred cancer treatments and care.

Led by Professor Karin Thursky, we have active collaborations in Australia and worldwide. Our leadership team has key expertise in;

DHSR provides advice and support in areas including;

  • Study Design & Development Advice
  • Data Management
  • Data Analysis
  • Co-design
  • Qualitative methodologies
  • Health Economics
  • Implementation Science

Please contact us for a consult using our EOI contact form.

Research Projects



Further Information


Email: [email protected]

Phone: (03) 855 95900

Location: Main office: L4/535 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, also Level 9 & 13, VCCC Building, Melbourne