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Professor Ray Chan

Faculty of Health,
School - Nursing

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Name
Professor Ray Chan
Position(s)
Professor
Faculty of Health,
School - Nursing
IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Nursing - CDA
Discipline *
Nursing
Phone
+61 7 3138 3842
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
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Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology), Master of Applied Science (Research) (Queensland University of Technology), Bachelor of Nursing (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships
and associations

Professional Leadership:

  • Director (Immediate Past President), Cancer Nurses Society of Australia (CNSA) (2015-2017)
  • Chair, Rehabilitation, Survivorship and Quality of Life Group, Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC)
  • Co-Chair, Queensland Collaborative for Cancer Survivorship 
  • Co-Chair, Scientific Committee, Primary Care Collaborative Cancer Clinical (PC4) Trials Group
  • Executive Committee, COSA Survivorship Group
Editorial Board Membership:
  • Associate Editor, Cancer Nursing: An International Journal of Cancer Care
  • Editorial Board Member, European Journal of Oncology Nursing
  • Editorial Board Member, Asia Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing
Membership:
  • Graduate,  Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD)
  • Member,  International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC)
  • Member,  Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA)
  • Member,  Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC)
  • Member,  Palliative Care Nurses Australia (PCNA)
  • MemberPalliative Care Queensland (PCQ) 
Keywords

Cancer Care, Supportive Care, Cancer Nursing, Survivorship Care, Symptom Management, Quality of Life, Palliative Care, End-of-life Care, Evidence-based Practice, Cochrane Systematic Reviews

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Dr Raymond Chan is Professor of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology and Metro North Hospital and Health Service. He currently holds a NHMRC Health Professional Research Fellowship. He is Director (Immediate Past President) for the Cancer Nurses Society of Australia (CNSA), the peak professional body representing over 1,200 cancer nurses across Australia. To date, he has attracted over 6 million (AUD) of research project grants as a chief investigator (> $1 Millon as CIA) to undertake research in supportive cancer care. Prof Chan is a chief investigator for 4 current NHMRC project grants and has published 75 peer-reviewed articles. He is also the Associate Editor for Cancer Nursing: An International for Cancer Care (Ranking 8/108 in Nursing). Recent funded project highlights include:

  • (2017-2018): Financial Toxicity and Symptom Burden in Cancer Survivors (ONS Foundation)
  • (2017-2020): A sequential multiple assignment randomised trial (SMART) of nursing interventions to reduce pain associated with chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy. NHMRC (CID)
  • (2016-2019): Peripherally InSerted Central catheter Securement: the PISCES Trial. NHMRC (CIC)
  • (2014-2017): Development and evaluation of a nurse-led, tailored self-management behavioural intervention for managing distressing symptoms in patients with advanced cancer (The SM2 Study). RBWH Foundation and NHMRC (CIA)
  • (2014-2015): Younger women’s wellness after cancer program.  RBWH Foundation (CID)
  • (2014): Central venous Access device SeCurement And Dressing Effectiveness in Cancer Care: The CASCADE Trial.  RBWH Foundation (CIA)
  • (2013-2016): Improving quality of life in high-risk cancer populations: a randomised trial of a structured intervention for head and neck cancer survivors. NHMRC (CIJ)
  • (2012-2013): A double-blind randomised controlled trial of Moogoo Udder Cream® versus aqueous cream for managing radiation-induced skin reactions in patients with cancer.  RBWH Foundation; Office of Health and Medical Research; Cancer Nurses Society of Australia; Moogoo Skincare
  • (2011-2014): The RSVP Trial:  Replacement of Intravascular device administration sets after Standard Versus Prolonged use. NHMRC and RBWH Foundation (CIG)
  • (2010): Self-management associated with fatigue in patients with advanced cancer. RBWH Foundation, Queensland Nursing Council, Royal College of Nursing Australia (CIA)
This information has been contributed by Professor Ray Chan.

Publications

For publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2016
Details
Young Tall Poppy Science Award
Type
Editorial Role for an Academic Journal
Reference year
2016
Details
Editorial Board Member
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2014
Details
2014's Premier Award for Excellence in Leadership - Cancer Nursing Professorial Precinct, Metro North Hospital and Health Service and Queensland University of Technology
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2014
Details
Outstanding Young Alumnus of the Year
Type
Appointment to Prestigious Positions
Reference year
2014
Details
President Elect (2014)/ President (2015-2017)/ Past President (2018)
Type
Editorial Role for an Academic Journal
Reference year
2014
Details
Editorial Board Member
Type
Recipient of a Nationally Competitive Research Fellowship
Reference year
2014
Details
NHMRC Health Professional Research Fellowship
Type
Visiting Professorships/Fellowships
Reference year
2014
Details
Fellow, Australian College of Nursing (FACN)
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2013
Details
Best Poster Award. 16th CNSA Winter Congress 2013
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2013
Details
The Cecilia Brazil Nursing Research Award. The 22nd Annual RBWH Healthcare Symposium

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
Clinical Trial: A sequential multiple assignment randomised trial (SMART) of nursing interventions to reduce pain associated with chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
1129532
Start year
2017
Keywords
Symptom Reduction; Supportive Care; Peripheral Neuropathy; Cancer Pain; Nursing Care
Title
Peripherally InSerted Central catheter Securement: the PISCESTrial
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
APP1098757
Start year
2016
Keywords
Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT); Evidence-based Clinical Practice; Cancer Care; Infection Control; Nursing Practice
Title
Development and evaluation of a tailored fatigue self-management behavioural intervention for patients with advanced cancer
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
1070997
Start year
2014
Keywords
Symptom-Management; Self-management; advanced cancer; palliative care; nursing
Title
Improving quality of life in high-risk cancer populations: a randomised trial of a structured intervention for head and neck cancer survivors
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
1041640
Start year
2013
Keywords
head and neck cancer; survivorship; patient education; self-management; self-efficacy
Title
Intravascular Device Administration Sets: Replacement after Standard Versus Prolonged Use (The RSVP Trial)
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
1008428
Start year
2011
Keywords
Evidence-based Clinical Practice; Nursing Care; Infection Control; Hospitals; Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT); Evidence-based Clinical Practice