Professor Tim Shaw is the inaugural Professor of eHealth and Director of Research in Implementation Science and eHealth Group (RISe) in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney. He is an internationally recognised leader in the impact of technology on healthcare and translation of evidence into practice and policy. He works at the interface between quality improvement, professional development and implementation science to ensure the rapid and sustained uptake of innovation. Over the last 5 years CI Shaw has been CI on over 20 grants and consultancies totalling over $12M.
He leads implementation science across two Translational Cancer Research Centres which combines the full spectrum of his translational research experience from basic research through to application of evidence into practice.
He is Chair of the Evidence to Practice working party, Sydney Catalyst Translational Cancer Research Centre and CIA on the Sydney Catalyst flagship research project ‘Closing the Evidence Practice Gap in Lung Cancer’. He is Associate Fellow at the Sydney West Translational Cancer Research Centre and Director of their core implementation and education program investigating the role of multi-disciplinary teams in translational research. He is leading the development of the Data Innovation Lab in Cancer in the Westmead Hospital Precinct focussed on the downstream use of EMR data for performance improvement. He has an active international program working with Partners Healthcare and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, he teaches annually on the Harvard Macy program on Innovation in Healthcare and Education in Boston and has also acted as an advisor and consultant to the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Partners Harvard Medical International and the Joint Commission in the United States.