Joanne Shaw

Executive Director, Senior Research Fellow, Psycho-oncology Cooperative Research Group, School of Psychology
The University of Sydney

Sydney, NSW

Contact me for

  • Mentoring
  • Sitting on boards or committees
  • Providing an expert opinion
  • Outreach activities
  • Conference presenting
  • Opportunities to collaborate


Dr Joanne Shaw is a psycho-oncology and health communication researcher with experience in the development and evaluation of psychological interventions, particularly for patients with cancer and their families. She has expertise in the development and evaluation of communication skills training for health professionals related to sensitive and emotional HP-patient interactions such as breaking bad news or discussions related to mental health. Her current research is investigating models, quality and costs of evidence-based psycho-oncology interventions. She has expertise in both quantitative and qualitative research methods.