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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

COVID-19 Stories: Dr Donna Thomas

By | 2020-09-18T17:10:30+10:00 September 14th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , , |

Could you please tell us a little bit about yourself and your work pre-COVID-19?I am a lecturer in the Speech Pathology discipline at the Cumberland campus.  I provide clinical education for undergraduate and masters Speech Pathology students at on-campus Speech Pathology clinic.  Our clinic is busy, with up to 200 clients attending each week, and a [...]

COVID-19 Stories: Anna Singleton

By | 2020-09-16T12:21:59+10:00 September 14th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , , |

Could you please tell us a little bit about yourself and your research pre-COVID-19? I’m a PhD candidate (Australian Government RTP scholarship) and research associate at the Westmead Applied Research Centre. Before COVID19, I loved to travel, eat delicious food, and spend time with family and friends. My research focused on working with breast cancer survivors [...]

COVID-19 Stories: Danielle Ritz Shala

By | 2020-09-30T10:29:29+10:00 September 14th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , , |

Could you please tell us a little bit about yourself and your work pre-COVID-19? My interest in informatics goes back to my computer and programming classes in high school. I’ve worked as a Registered Nurse for 10 years and have decided to re-engage my interest in data and technology in a way that utilises my clinical [...]

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