Speakers » Michael Osborn
Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide
Michael Osborn is a haematologist and paediatric, adolescent and young adult oncologist. As well as working at the Women's and Children's Hospital Department of Haematology and Oncology, he has also lead the South Australian / Northern Territory Youth Cancer Service since 2011. This group works across both the paediatric and adult sectors, with the aim of optimising the clinical and psychosocial management of 15 - 25 year olds with cancer across SA and NT. He is part of the national Youth Cancer Services Research Advisory Group and Dataset Advisory Group, and contributed to the development of the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia’s “Psychosocial Guidelines for the Management of Young People with Cancer.” He also coordinated the development of a standardized Survivorship Psychosocial Assessment Tool and Care Plan for teenagers and young adults who have completed cancer treatment; this has been piloted in a number of Australian states. His main clinical interest is leukaemia in children, teenagers and young adults, as well as exercise and nutrition during and after cancer treatment.