{Girl Crush Tuesday} The incredible Adèle Green AC

We have some pretty hard girl crushes. These are the types of ladies that stamp their style on the world. They are the type of people that will always be remembered and little girls grow up wanting to be. They are women of substance. Women that make the world a better place. Happy Girl Crush Tuesday everybody.line4Today’s girl crush is one very remarkable lady, Professor Adèle Green AC has probably helped to save your life and you don’t even know it.

Professor Green is a clinical epidemiologist and leader in biomedical science who has contributed to combating skin cancer and melanoma through groundbreaking research. She has played a crucial role in encouraging and convincing all of us that putting on sunscreen is a good way to fight skin cancer. She was among the first to identify the skin cancer epidemic in Australia and then a landmark study of the disease in the Queensland town of Nambour helped identify the best ways to fight it. She is also a senior researcher at QIMF Berghofer Medical Research Institute.

Adèle has dedicated her career to understanding the preventable causes of cancers including skin cancer and melanoma, and collaboratively ovarian and oesophagus cancers. Adèle was among the first to address the skin cancer epidemic in Queensland. She played a crucial role in convincing Australians that regular use of sunscreen halves the risk of melanoma.

We salute you Professor Green, I know ladies like you are a great example why more girls should study science.

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