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Westmead member profile: Dr Stephanie Partridge

By | 2019-11-26T11:59:39+10:00 November 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , |

What does a typical day look like for you and what are you currently working on? I take my dog (Wally the Whippet), for a walk, ride my bike to Redfern and jump on the train to Westmead all before 8 am. I love the train ride, I check twitter, do my emails or listen to [...]

Westmead member profile: Dr Danielle Muscat

By | 2019-11-27T14:07:25+10:00 November 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , , |

As part of our Westmead issue, we are spoke to Dr Danielle Muscat, Westmead Fellow, Sydney Health Literacy Lab. Danielle shares what a day in her life looks like and what working at Westmead means to her. What does a typical day look like for you and what are you currently working on? I split my [...]

Westmead member profile: Associate Professor Naren Gunja

By | 2019-11-26T10:32:10+10:00 November 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , |

This month we profile the Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) at Western Sydney Health, Associate Professor Naren Gunja. We asked Naren what digital health means to him and what are some of the highlights of working at Westmead. What does a typical day look like for you and what are you currently working on? My week [...]

Research Student Profile: Rebecca Chen

By | 2019-10-30T07:48:47+10:00 October 29th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , , |

This month we are pleased to feature PhD Candidate Rebecca Chen. Rebecca is an oral health practitioner, with public health training who is passionate about prevention. We asked Rebecca to tell us about herself and her research. Please tell us a little bit about yourself. I am currently serving in the role of an Associate lecturer [...]

Recent advances in Virtual Reality in healthcare

By | 2019-11-11T16:25:03+10:00 October 29th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , |

New forms of technology, such as Virtual Reality (VR), are becoming ubiquitous, sophisticated and accessible to consumers, and increasingly explored by the entertainment industry. The familiarity and affordability of VR systems signal a new future for digital health applications. In this talk Dr Naseem Ahmadpour and Dr Anna Janssen will discuss recent advances in VR in [...]

Five minutes with Eduardo Delamare

By | 2019-10-28T15:41:16+10:00 October 28th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , |

This month we profile Eduardo Delamare, Lecturer, Dento-Maxillofacial Radiology at the Sydney Dental School, The University of Sydney. We asked Eduardo to tell us about himself and his work. Can you please tell us about a day in your life? I usually begin my days having conversations with my 2.5-year-old daughter about her toilet training skills. After [...]

Five minutes with Dr Shima Ghassem Pour

By | 2019-09-26T12:54:41+10:00 September 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , |

This month we profile DHIN member Dr Shima Ghassem Pour. Shima is Lead Data Scientist in the Research in Implementation Science and eHealth Group (RISe) in the Faculty of Medicine and Health. Can you please tell us about a day in your life? A working day for me starts at 6:00am. I check my emails, review [...]

Event invitation: eHealth and Healthcare Delivery Research Theme Showcase

By | 2019-10-11T10:08:39+10:00 September 25th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , , |

The Faculty of Health Science's eHealth and Healthcare Delivery Research Theme has grown and broadened, making it hard for members to stay on top of all the excellent research being done. To facilitate sharing of ideas and collaboration, we are holding an ‘eHealth and Healthcare Delivery Theme Showcase' and creating a corresponding theme directory. Everyone is [...]

Research Student Profile: Ardalan Mirzaei

By | 2019-09-26T13:01:12+10:00 September 25th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , , |

This month we are pleased to profile PhD Candidate Ardalan (Ardi) Mirzaei. Ardi is a registered pharmacist who is currently completing his PhD in the School of Pharmacy looking at patients’ health information seeking behaviour. Please tell us a little about yourself I am a registered pharmacist working in community pharmacies and performing medication reviews. I also work [...]

Five minutes with Trent Ernest Hammond

By | 2019-08-29T10:10:22+10:00 August 29th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , |

Five Minutes with Honorary Research Fellow Trent Ernest Hammond. Trent Ernest is an Honorary Research Fellow in Psychiatry in the Faculty of Medicine and Health at The University of Sydney. He is also completing a PhD in Medicine with The University of Sydney Nepean Clinical School. Can you please tell us about a day in your [...]

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