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Raj Nair

Associate Professor
School of Dentistry and Oral Health
+61 (0)7 5678 0753 (Work)
G40 7.62, Gold Coast Campus

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Raj is Deputy Head of School (Research), HDR Convenor, Associate Professor of Oral Medicine and Oral Oncology, Discipline Head of Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Human Diseases at Griffith University, Gold Coast, and Oral Oncology Consultant, Department of Haematology and Oncology (Cancer Services), Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH), Queensland Health, Australia. He is a full member of Personalised Medicine in Cancer Research group, Understanding Chronic Conditions, Menzies Health Institute Queensland (MHIQ). Raj received his oral medicine/oral oncology and supportive care in cancer training at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women's and Beth Israel Hospitals, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Eastman Dental Institute, England, UK and Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong. He was a recipient of a research scholarship from Centre for Blood Disorders, Harvard Medical School. His clinical training and interests are in the field of oral medicine, oral oncology, management of orofacial diseases and manifestations in patients with medically-complex diseases, HIV disease and orofacial supportive care in cancer therapy and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation with a special interest in photomedicine/photobiomodulation using low level laser therapy. Since 2006, Raj has established and maintains an out-patient oral medicine intra-mural practice providing much needed care for complex orofacial diseases, biopsy service and cancer screen for patients from northern New South Wales and southern Queensland. He also provides in-patient care to cancer patients at the Gold Coast University Hospital. Raj is a world expert in the field of oral oncology and supportive care in cancer and holds several international professional leadership positions including Vice President Communications of the International Society of Oral Oncology, Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer and Board Member, Oral Medicine/Pathology, International Association for Dental Research.


  • Member
    Infectious Diseases & Immunology2018


  • Master Of Science
    University of London
  • Doctor Of Philosophy
    The University of Hong Kong
  • Master of Science