Video games, exercise, and ‘keeping me sane’ during COVID-19

By | 2021-07-21T10:32:36+10:00 July 21st, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Please join us for the launch of the DHIN Seminar Series with a timely talk by Dr Kathleen Yin, Centre for Health Informatics in the Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University. The talk: Social distancing policies imposed in many countries during the COVID-19 pandemic have contributed to significant deterioration in mental health in general populations [...]

Research Student Profile: Carlos Ivan Mesa Castrillon

By | 2021-06-29T14:33:42+10:00 June 29th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , |

This month we profile PhD Candidate, and physiotherapist, Carlos Ivan Mesa Castrillon. Carlos is also a valued member of the Digital Health Early Career Research Community Working Group. Please tell us a little about yourself. I am a physiotherapist from Colombia and studied at Universidad CES, Medellin. I also lived in Brazil where I did a [...]

Five minutes with Laura Simmons

By | 2021-06-30T14:37:30+10:00 June 29th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , |

This month we are so pleased to profile Laura Simmons who shares with us her passion and work and lots of great resources. Laura is the CEO and founder of Theratrak (tech startup for Allied Healthcare) and a Paediatric Occupational Therapist. Theratrak was recently named runner up in the Australian healthcare week startup of the year [...]

Retrain Your Brain Program

By | 2021-05-31T14:07:12+10:00 May 31st, 2021|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , |

Re-Train Your Brain is a new online brain training program for people who drink to cope with anxiety. It involves targeting unconscious mental habits associated with drinking and anxiety through cognitive bias modification. The program is designed as an adjunct for people currently receiving in-clinic treatment.Background: Anxiety and alcohol use disorders commonly co-occur, resulting in a more [...]

Digital Health CRC and the University of Sydney May 2021

By | 2021-05-31T12:28:57+10:00 May 31st, 2021|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , |

Update provided by Dr Anna Janssen At the start of May the Digital Health CRC hosted a national summit on Practice Analytics, with invited guests from key government and peak bodies in the Australian healthcare system.  The event showcased Practice Analytics in Healthcare work being undertaken by the Digital health, which is an area interested in [...]

Research Student Profile: Emma Ho

By | 2021-05-31T13:47:15+10:00 May 31st, 2021|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , |

Very happy that our May DHIN feature is Emma Ho. Emma is a physiotherapist and researcher who is passionate about the prevention and management of chronic diseases. Please tell us a little about yourself. I am an early career researcher at the University of Sydney, currently completing the third year of my doctoral research degree at the [...]

Five minutes with Denis Ssenyondwa

By | 2021-05-31T13:33:01+10:00 May 28th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , , |

This month we are very pleased to profile one of our international members, Denis Ssenyonwa. Please tell us a little bit about yourself. I’m Denis Ssenyondwa; I have a comprehensive nursing (RN DIV.1), Public health and Health Promotion academic background. I have also undertaken postgraduate training in health systems strengthening, implementation research, leadership and management in [...]

Digital Innovation in Women’s Health: Adolescence

By | 2021-05-21T11:39:04+10:00 May 7th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , |

Date: Tuesday 25th May, 6.30pm-8.00pmCost: FreeAttendance: *Please note that this event is now fully online. A zoom link will be sent upon registration.REGISTRATION LINKWelcome to a new event series looking at the convergence between women's health and digital health across the lifespan. This event series is a collaboration between the Digital Health and Informatics Network (DHIN), [...]

Research Student Profile: Lilian Chan

By | 2021-05-03T12:52:32+10:00 May 3rd, 2021|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , , |

Please tell us a little about yourselfMy name is Lilian Chan and I’m a PhD candidate with the Prevention Research Collaboration, which is part of the School of Public Health at the University of Sydney. I’m passionate about improving the health outcomes for communities, reducing inequalities and tackling social injustices. Before undertaking my PhD, I did [...]

Five minutes with Shifeng Liu

By | 2021-05-03T12:50:33+10:00 May 3rd, 2021|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , |

This month the DHIN is pleased to feature Dr. Shifeng Liu. Shifeng is a Research Associate in the new Biomedical Informatics and Digital Health theme. Please tell us a little bit about yourself. Hi, I am Shifeng. I love cooking, photography and I am a foodie. I completed my PhD last year and am working as a [...]

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