Dr Chad Han

Research Fellow (Cancer Survivorship)

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Bedford Park
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Dr Chad Han, PhD, is a research fellow within the Cancer Survivorship Program at the Caring Futures Institute, Flinders University. As an Early Career Researcher, he has a strong track record in health services research in the management of chronic conditions. His research area involves investigating the models of health services (including nutrition and exercise; mHealth; patient self-management) on health outcomes in individuals with chronic conditions. Within his role at the Cancer Survivorship Program, his research interests are directed towards examining the survivorship care needs of older cancer survivors.

See full list of publication here

Chad is also an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) with Dietitians Australia (DA) and Singapore Nutrition and Dietetics Association (SNDA) and mentors new graduate dietitians under the APD mentoring scheme. Much of his previous clinical experience has involved delivering medical nutrition therapy for chronic condition (including diabetes, stroke, and cancer). Chad also delivers nutrition care for patients through a virtual platform and mHealth app clinic based in Singapore - NOVI-Health.

Chad is also:

  • a commitee member on the Dietitian Australia's Rehab and Aged Care interest group
  • the social media representative (SA) of the QueersInScienceNational network

Specialist Certificate (Cancer Sciences) - University of Melbourne, VIC, Australia

PhD (Nutrition and Dietetics) - Flinders University, SA, Australia

Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) - Flinders University, SA, Australia

Honours, awards and grants

2021 - 3MT (Three Minute Thesis) University Winner and People's Choice Award; Asia Pacific Finalist

2019 - Australian Government Research Training Scholarship

2013 - Ministry of Health Holdings (Singapore) Mid-term Healthcare Scholarship

Key responsibilities

Clinical trials management, Geriatric Oncology, Media relations and HDR coordinator (Cancer Survivorship Program)

Expert for media contact
Chronic disease self-management
Geriatric Oncology
diet quality
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Media expertise
  • Diabetes
  • Geriatrics
  • Nutrition
  • Oncology
  • Chronic disease self-management
  • Geriatric Oncology
  • diet quality
  • mHealth