Charles Darwin University
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Dr Benjamin Tan

Senior Lecturer in Nursing - Integrative Oncology & Evidence-Based Practice

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Dr Benjamin Tan is the Associate Dean Research and Senior Lecturer in Nursing in the College of Nursing and Midwifery at Charles Darwin University. He is also the Adjunct Professor in Nursing at Southwest Medical University Hospital. Dr Tan is a Registered Nurse in Australia, New Zealand and PR China.

He received his PhD from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, and his doctoral training was partially completed at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom.

His research background is centred on evidence-based practice for symptom management in patients with cancer and chronic diseases. 

He has published more than 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has participated in over 14 research projects as either principal investigator or co-investigator. Dr Tan has been a member of the STTI international peer review panel for research grant applications since 2018.

He currently serves as the member of the international review panel for several internationally renowned journals including International Journal of Nursing Studies, Complementary Therapies in Medicine, European Journal of Oncology Nursing, Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, International Nursing Review, and International Journal of Nursing Sciences.



Research interests:

  • Nursing and Midwifery 
  • Integrative Oncology 
  • Evidence-Based practice 

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CDU is currently looking for students to undertake their Higher Degree by Research in the Northern Territory. Scholarships are available.

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