Professor Ray Lowenthal
Consultant Haematologist and Medical Oncologist, Royal Hobart Hospital, Clinical Professor at the University of Tasmania and Director of the Tasmanian Statewide Bone Marrow Transplantation Service
Professor Ray Lowenthal is also an Honorary Member of the Menzies Research Institute of the University of Tasmania and was formerly Director of the Department of Clinical Haematology and Medical Oncology at the Royal Hobart Hospital for 25 years.
His research interests are mainly in leukaemia, lymphoma, bone marrow transplantation and clinical trials of new cancer treatments, and he has been an author or co-author of over 130 peer-reviewed scientific papers. He has also been the author of numerous conference abstracts and non-per reviewed publications as well as several book chapters.
In the Australian Queen's Birthday honours list for 2006 he was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for service to medicine in the fields of oncology and palliative care and as a clinician, educator, researcher and contributor to professional organisations at state and national levels.