Dr. John Lowe
2012 Research Laureate
John Lowe, DrPH, is Head (Chairman) of the School of Health and Sport Sciences at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. Dr. Lowe's research interests are in cancer control and prevention and injury prevention. Since 1980, he has worked in the area of intervention studies for the cessation of smoking among adults, pregnant women, and the prevention and cessation of smoking among youth. He is internationally known for his work in the area of skin cancer prevention. Professor Lowe continues to focus his research on community development and empowerment to make sustainable long-term changes to promote health.