Professor Jeremy Millar trained in Medicine at Otago University, in New Zealand, with a simultaneous research degree in biochemistry, studying gene regulation. He commenced specialist training in Wellington and completed this at the Peter MacCallum in Melbourne, Australia. He held a specialist appointment there before joining the radiation oncology department at the Alfred. He spent just over two years as part-time Director of the Southern Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service (SMICS) in Melbourne, Director radiation oncology for ten years, and is currently Research Director, Alfred Health Radiation Oncology.
His research interests are mostly around aspects of quality of care, epidemiology and health service research, mainly in prostate cancer care. He has published more than a hundred papers in peer-reviewed journals, and has been awarded millions of dollars in research grants.
Jeremy Millar has also had a long-term commitment to the cancer-control community serving in many capacities on the Cancer Council and is currently Chair, Cancer Council Victoria, and Deputy Chair, Cancer Council Australia. He is a member of the Council of the Faculty of Radiation Oncology, Royal Australian College of Radiation Oncology, and chairs their Quality Improvement Committee.