Health Data Science for Medical Research

Research Overview

This theme spans from foundational components such as governance and consent mechanisms through to the practical delivery of translational research following Learning Health Systems methodologies. These applications range from the individual project level to national infrastructure.

The staff in this theme also undertake operations management, advanced medical informatics software development and support.

Current Projects

  • The AHRA Transformational Data Collaboration: An Australian Health Research Alliance (AHRA) Network Data Collaboration led by Associate Professor Boyle
  • Privacy Preserving Data Linkage Methodologies
  • Technologies supporting Learning Health Systems (Future Health Today Architecture)
  • Data Discovery and Data Curation Models across MACH (Petascale Campus Initiative)
  • Software for ethical acquisition of data for epidemiology (GRHANITE®)
  • Software for privacy preserving record linkage (GRHANITE® Linkage)
  • Software for translational research in Primary Care
  • Management of the University of Melbourne REDCap instance

Staff

A/Prof Douglas Boyle -  Director, Health and Biomedical Informatics Centre
Mrs Keerthy Gopalakrishna -  Analyst/Programmer
Mr Herry Hamidjaja -  Analyst/Programmer And Technical Architect
Ms Mai Laiprasert -  Analyst/Programmer
Mr Nick Lee -  Data Warehousing Manager
Mr Sean Lo -  Analyst/ Programmer
Mr Warwick Strangward -  Operations Manager
Mr Gary Sun -  GRHANITE Technical Support Manager
Mr Amit Taneja -  Technical Support Officer
Miss Yang Wang -  Analyst/Programmer

Collaborators

Australian Health Research Alliance (AHRA)

Australian Institute for Health and Welfare (AIHW)

Melbourne Academic Health Centre (MACH)

NPS MedicineWise

Western Health