Launceston General Hospital
Associate Professor Rajesh Raj is a Nephrologist trained in India, who moved to Launceston in 2009. In 2011 he established the renal supportive care service at the Launceston General Hospital. His sabbaticals focused on renal supportive care in Kings College London – the Cicely Saunders Institute and the Renal department in Edmonton, Canada. He has completed a PhD studying outcomes in the elderly with advanced renal failure. Associate Professor Rajesh Raj is the Chair of the State committee of the RACP; member of the RACP college council and the RACP central policy and advocacy council (CPAC). He is also a Member of the Victorian Tasmanian Education Committee; Post-Graduate Medical Council of Tasmania, and the Scientific Committee of the Tasmanian Human Research Ethics committee.