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.


The AHRA Transformational Data Collaboration: An Australian Health Research Alliance (AHRA) Network Data


  • Data Quality Frameworks
  • Clinical Terminology Standardisation
  • Common Data Model Implementation (PATRON & VCCC Data Hub)

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


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


Australian Health Research Alliance (AHRA)

Australian Institute for Health and Welfare (AIHW)

Melbourne Academic Health Centre (MACH)

NPS MedicineWise

Western Health

Research Projects

This Research Group doesn't currently have any projects

Key Contact

For further information about this research, please contact Research Program Leader Associate Professor Douglas Boyle

Department / Centre

General Practice

Unit / Centre

Health Data Science for Medical Research

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