Professor, Promotional Chair
Department of Health Sciences
James Cook University
Dr Sabe Sabesan is the clinical dean of the Northern Clinical Training Network-Townsville, a joint training venture between James Cook University and the Townsville Hospital and Health Services and the director of the department of Medical oncology at the Townsville Cancer Centre, Townsville Hospital. He is a nationally and internationally recognised expert in the area of teleoncology and developed and evaluated various teleoncology models of care to deliver rural cancer care closer to home including the Queensland Remote Chemotherapy Supervision (QReCS) model which is adopted by the Queensland Health and the My- FATE education model (My Family’s Anti-Tobacco Education). He is the program lead for the Tropical Centre for Telehealth Practice and Research, a joint initiative between the Townsville hospital and the AITHM.
His research collaboration includes the Menzies School of health research, various Australian clinical trial groups and clinicians and academics within Queensland Health and James Cook University in the areas of telehealth, rural and Indigenous health