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Five minutes with Associate Professor Adam Dunn

By | 2020-04-02T14:46:26+10:00 March 30th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , |

This month we are so pleased to welcome and profile Associate Professor Adam Dunn. Adam is the inaugural head of the new Discipline of Biomedical Informatics and Digital Health. We asked Adam about himself and his vision for the new Discipline. Please tell us a little bit about yourself I have been a full-time research academic [...]

Reflections from eHealth@Sydney 2020

By | 2020-03-05T16:20:03+10:00 March 4th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , |

By Dr Melanie Keep Academic Lead and Conference Chair, eHealth@Sydney 2020 These days, “interdisciplinary” has become a very fashionable word. It has, however, always been core to eHealth. How do health researchers design, create, implement and evaluate eHealth without collaborating with health services, or colleagues from design, engineering, or marketing? Not very well, I think. We [...]

Spotlight on Westmead Applied Research Centre

By | 2020-03-03T16:17:33+10:00 March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Westmead Applied Research Centre (WARC) Take a 30-minute train ride from Redfern train station and you will find a diverse team of clinicians, academics and professional staff from an array of backgrounds, beavering away in the Research and Education Network building, at Westmead Hospital. Through pioneering research and innovative partnerships, the Westmead Applied Research Centre (WARC) [...]

Westmead member profile: Dr Harry Klimis

By | 2019-11-27T14:53:23+10:00 November 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , , |

This November we profile Dr Harry Klimis as part of our feature on Westmead. Harry is part of the team responsible for winning the $1M for the Google Artificial Intelligence (AI) Impact Challenge. What does a typical day look like for you and what are you currently working on? As I am both a full time [...]

Westmead member profile: Amy Leavey

By | 2019-11-28T12:01:14+10:00 November 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , , |

Amy Leavey features as a Westmead member profile this November. She shares with us below her research and her personal motivations for starting a degree in biomedical engineering. Please tell us a little bit about yourself My name is Amy Leavey and I am a 4th year student currently studying a Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering at the [...]

Westmead member profile: Nathan Moore

By | 2019-11-27T14:31:14+10:00 November 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , , |

This month, as part of our Westmead feature, we profile Nathan Moore. Nathan is the Lead for Educational Innovation and Technology at the Western Sydney Local Health District and his ALS-SimVR project recently won the People's Choice Award at the VRST Conference. Please tell us a little about yourself My name is Nathan Moore I am [...]

Westmead member profile: Anna Singleton

By | 2019-11-27T14:23:15+10:00 November 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , , |

As part of our November Westmead issue, we profile Anna Singleton. Anna shares some surprises she has encountered in the digital health space and the importance of work-life balance. What does a typical day look like for you and what are you currently working on? Every day is a little different. Most days involve writing papers, [...]

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 [...]

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