Associate Professor Dr Martin Borg is an experienced specialist and medical professional, working in Europe, Australia and New Zealand over the last 30+ years. He has a special interest in Radiation Oncology and has been chairman of many committees related to his profession and special interests.
He is currently Clinical Trial Co-Investigator at Adelaide Cancer Centre and Ashford Cancer Centre Research. He is also Associate Professor, Department of Medicine and the University of Adelaide.
He has many special interests ranging from state Radiation Oncology Representative on Collabortative Centre for Prostate Health (CCPH), to development of radiotherapy centres, right through to lead reviewer of Cancer Council booklet material.
He is a highly respected medical professor and specialist, and makes a massive contribution to the profession as a whole.
1977: B.Sc. (Part I) – Chemistry and Physics (principal subjects)
Pure Mathematics (auxiliary subject)
1984: Doctor of Medicine and Surgery (The University of Malta)
1993: Certificate of Advanced Cardiac Life Support (New Zealand)
1994: DRANZCR (Radiation Oncology)
1994: FRANZCR (Radiation Oncology)
2003: Certificate of Interactive Risk Management Program
2011: GCP training complete – through ClininfoSource
2014: ICH GCP training completed – TransCelerateBioPharma, Inc.
2016: ICH GCP training completed – TransCelerate BioPharma, Inc.
1981: General Medicine, Emergency and Admitting in the Department of Medicine, Wordsley Hospital, England
1982: General Surgery in the Specialist Unit, Hospital Erasme in Brussels, Belgium
1983: General Medicine – Gastroenterology, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, England
1984 – 1984: Houseman in General Surgery, St Luke’s Hospital, Malta
1984 – 1985: Houseman in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St Luke’s Hospital, Malta
1985 – 1985: Houseman in General Medicine, St Luke’s Hospital, Malta
1985 – 1986: Casualty Officer, Department of Emergency and Admitting, St Luke’s Hospital, Malta
1985 – 1988: Anatomy Demonstrator in the Department of Anatomy, The University of Malta
1986-1988: Part-time General Practice
1986 – 1988: Senior House Officer, Department of Clinical Oncology, Sir P. Boffa Hospital, Malta
1988 – 1990: Radiation Oncology Registrar, Department of Clinical Oncology, Auckland Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
1990 – 1994: Senior Radiation Oncology Registrar, Department of Clinical Oncology, Auckland Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
– Library Committee Member
– Safety Protection Officer
– Co-ordinator of Journal Club and On-call Rosters
1994 – 1994: Full-time Medical Tutor Specialist / Consultant, Department of Clinical Oncology, Auckland Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
1994 – 1994: Full-time Specialist Consultant in Radiation Oncology, Department of Clinical Oncology, Palmerston North Hospital, Palmerston North, New Zealand
1994 – 1997: Full-time Staff Specialist Consultant in Radiation Oncology, Department of Radiation Oncology, Royal Adelaide Hospital, North Terrace, Adelaide, SA 5000
1997- 2004: Full-time Staff Specialist Senior Consultant in Radiation Oncology, Department of Radiation Oncology, Royal Adelaide Hospital.
2004 – 2006: Principal Consultant, Department of Health, Government of South Australia.
2006 – 2008: Co-Director, Radiation Oncologist, Adelaide Radiotherapy Centre
2003 – current: Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Division of Health Sciences, University of South Australia
2008-current: Radiation Oncologist and Board Member, Adelaide Radiotherapy Centre
2012- current: Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, The University of Adelaide
2014 – current: Clinical Trial Co-Investigator at Adelaide Cancer Centre and Ashford Cancer Centre Research
Current: State Representative on Prostate Cancer Collaborative Group (current)
National Breast Cancer Centre, Co-facilitator, Communication Courses
2016: SA Health Review Committee into SA Pathology PSA Error
2016: Reviewer of Cancer Council NSW Booklets on Testicular Cancer and Anal Cancer
2015: Lead Reviewer of Cancer Council NSW Booklet on Radiotherapy
2009: Chairman, State-wide Adolescent and Young Adults Steering Committee, Implementation of Cancer Pathways
2007-2011: State-wide Adolescent and Young Adults Steering Committee, Implementation of Cancer Pathways
2005: Radiation Oncology Workforce Committee, The University of Adelaide Representative, Medical Physicists Training Committee
2005: Clinical Service Subcommittee: State-wide Cancer Control Plan
Chairman, State Representative, The SA Prostate Cancer Clinical Outcomes Collaborative Research Subcommittee (SA-PCCOC)
State Representative on National Breast Cancer Council (NHMRC) (former)
State Radiation Oncology Representative on Collaborative Centre for Prostate Health (CCPH) (former)
Member, Committee, Systematic Review of Intra-Operative Radiotherapy in Early Stage Breast Cancer, ASERNIP-S, The Royal Australian College of Surgeons
- Borg M, Yeoh E. “Guidelines for The Radiotherapeutic Management of Breast Cancer at The Royal Adelaide Hospital”, 1997
- Co-Author, “Activity Book for Kids with Cancer receiving Radiotherapy”, 1997
- Borg M, Morgan G. Irradiation of the Internal Mammary Chain in Early Stage Breast Cancer: A Discussion Paper. In: Radiotherapy and Breast Cancer, NHMRC National Breast Cancer Centre: pp1-40, 1999
- Pendlebury S, Spekman D, Rodger A, Borg M, Morgan G, Henderson M, Kollias J, Ung O, Snyder R, Swimburne L. Management of the Axilla in Women with Breast Cancer. In: Radiotherapy and Breast Cancer, NHMRC National Breast Cancer Centre: pp1-47, 2000
- Management of Soft Tissue Sarcomas in Children, Paediatric Radiation Oncology Group, Faculty of Radiation Oncology, Royal Australasian College of Radiologists, 2000
- Editor, Oral Care Protocol for Patients Receiving Head and Neck Irradiation, The Royal Adelaide Hospital, 2002
- Paediatric Radiation Oncology Protocol, Department of Radiation Oncology, The Royal Adelaide Hospital, 2001
- Systematic Review of Intra-Operative Radiotherapy in Early Stage Breast Cancer, ASERNIP-S, the Royal Australian College of Surgeons, 2002.
- Dreosti M, Borg M. Dosimetric analysis of mandibular dose in confirmed cases of osteoradionecrosis of the mandible following radiotherapy for oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists, 2010.