About

Roy is passionate about undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and aims to develop the next generation of medical practitioners into compassionate health care professionals, high in knowledge, skills and attributes and work ready ; willing to work where the need is greatest and meeting the needs of underserved communities.

Roy works in Public Health Medicine (Queensland Health) and sees adult patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes at his private diabetes & cardiometabolic disease clinic. He has a special interest in diabetes and epidemiology and is co-author of the Diabetes Australia & RACGP type 2 diabetes guidelines. He regularly conducts educational meetings for doctors/HCPs/community on diabetes and cardiometabolic disease.

Roy has experience in Phase 2-4 clinical trials in diabetes and cardiovascular medicine. He was involved in clinical trials for obesity (optifast), diabetes (dapagliflozin, liraglutide) and cardiovascular disease (pravastatin and apixaban). He presents regularly at conferences and is a reviewer for the international journals 'Diabetes Therapy' and 'BMC Public Health.'

Teaching
  • MD1010: Introduction to Integrated Medical Studies Part 1 of 2 (Level 1; TSV)
  • MD1020: Introduction to Integrated Medical Studies Part 2 of 2 (Level 1; TSV)
  • MD3011: Introduction to Clinical Healthcare Part 1 of 2 (Level 3; TSV)
  • MD4012: Integrated Pathology and Clinical Medicine Part 2 of 3 (Level 4; TSV)
  • MD4013: Integrated Pathology and Clinical Medicine Part 3 of 3 (Level 4; TSV)
Research Disciplines
Socio-Economic Objectives
Honours
Awards
  • 2014 - Australian Awards for University Teaching ; National Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning - ‘The Year 4 Teaching Associate programs provides a safe environment for JCU medical students to gain competence in intimate examinations’
  • 2014 - JCU Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning - ‘The Year 4 Teaching Associate programs provides a safe environment for JCU medical students to gain confidence and competence in undertaking intimate examinations’
  • 2013 - Australian Awards for University Teaching ; National Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning - Widening participation in medical education: the JCU way
  • 2013 - JCU Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning - ‘The Clinical Skills Unit provides an authentic simulated learning environment for medical students which increases their confidence and technical proficiency in the clinical setting’
Other
  • 2015 - Townsville Hospital and Health Service Research Trust Fund - Detection of Risk factors using Inlow 60 sec diabetic foot screen for Diabetic Foot Ulcer in Indigenous patients on Haemodialysis $10 000 (TREAD group) (Rasalam PI)
  • 2015 - Department of Health (Workforce Development and Innovation) – Simulated Learning Environments Capacity Building – Assets and Staffing. $458 641 (Rasalam Project lead for Medicine, Tanya Langtree and Anne Jones)
  • 2015 - Department of Health (Workforce Development and Innovation) – Simulated Learning Environments Capacity Building – Assets and Staffing. $196 000 (Rasalam Project lead for Medicine, Tanya Langtree and Anne Jones)
  • 2014 - Fernando M, Sangla K, Malabu U, Rasalam R, Blake D, Warnock J, Tan Y M, Vangaveti V, Young D, Joseph A. Research Infrastructure Block Grant, College of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University for Townville Working Group on Diabetic Foot $17,400
  • 2013 - Health Workforce Australia – Simulated Learning Environments – Assets and Staffing. $1 900 000 (Rasalam Project lead for Medicine, Tanya Langtree and Anne Jones)
  • 2013 - Sangla K, Fernando M, Golledge J, Malabu U, Rasalam R, Vangaveti V. Research Infrastructure Block Grant, College of Medicine, James Cook University for clinical research into diabetic foot ulcers. $28,629
  • 2012 - Regional Diabetes Support Scheme (RDSS) – Detection of Risk factors using Inlow 60 sec diabetic foot screen for Diabetic Foot Ulcer in Indigenous patients on Haemodialysis; a prospective, randomised pilot study. $14 500 (TREAD group) (Rasalam PI)
  • 2012 - Private Practice Research & Education Trust Fund (QH)– Effect of Topical Sodium Thiosulphate on healing of Chronic Foot Ulcers in patients with Diabetic Foot Syndrome: A prospective, randomised, double-blind, RCT $19 600 (TREAD group)(Rasalam PI)
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ResearchOnline@JCU stores 48+ research outputs authored by Dr Roy Rasalam from 1997 onwards.

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