Prof Ray Lowenthal
Prof Ray Lowenthal is full time consultant clinical haematologist and medical oncologist at the Royal Hobart Hospital, the major teaching hospital of the School of Medicine. He is also Clinical Professor in the School of Medicine and a Member of the Menzies Research Institute of Tasmania. For nearly 30 years, until 2009, he was Director of the Department of Haematology/Oncology. Prof Lowenthal is responsible, together with other members of the Department of Haematology/Oncology at the RHH, for the care of patients with a wide variety of malignant disorders. Prof Lowenthal has a special interest in management of patients with leukaemia, lymphoma & multiple myeloma. He also has a special interest in breast and bowel cancer, as well as non-malignant blood disorders such as myelodysplastic syndrome. He established bone marrow transplantation as a Tasmanian state-wide service at the Royal Hobart Hospital in 1979 enabling 350 patients with lymphomas and multiple myeloma to have BMT.