Sabe Sabesan BMBS(Flindres), FRACP
A/Prof Sabe Sabesan, BMBS (Flinders),FRACP is the Clinical Dean of the Northern Clinical Training Network-Townsville (James Cook University and Townsville Health and Hospital Services) and the director of the department of medical oncology at the Townsville Cancer Centre, Townsville Hospital, Queensland.
His passion is to create a vibrant clinical environment in Townsville Health and Hospital Services through high quality clinical training, innovative models of care and research. He pioneered a large teleoncology network and a telesupervision model in North Queensland and developed the Queensland Remote chemotherapy supervision (QReCS) model within Queensland Health.
He has been a member of the national guideline writing committee of the Cancer Council of Australia for the management of advanced prostate cancer and melanoma in 2010, member of the oncology education committee of the Cancer Council of Australia, RACP telehealth and STP advisory committees and Statewide rural and remote clinical network. Currently, he is the chair of the regional and rural group of the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia. His research interest includes areas of rural and indigenous health and telehealth. He has been part of national collaborative research teams and is the program lead for the Tropical Centre for Telehealth Practice and Research in Townsville.