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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 [...]

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 [...]

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