Professor Teng Liaw will describe the designation of the SPHCM as a WHO Collaborating Centre on eHealth and a cluster digital health projects being conducted in the SPHCM, UNSW and partner organisations such as Primary Health Networks, Local Health Districts, government and non-government agencies.
About Professor Teng Liaw
Prof Teng Liaw is Professor of General Practice (UNSW) and Director, WHO Collaborating Centre on eHealth. He is a recognised general practice and eHealth practitioner, educator and researcher as indicated by his election to Foundation Fellowship of the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics (2017), Fellowship of the American College of Medical Informatics (2012) and Foundation Fellowship of the Australasian College of Health Informatics (2003); peer-reviewed publications, invited conference keynote presentations, consultancies, professional committees; editorial boards; and peer-review panels for international competitive grants and scientific conferences.
He is a practising GP and teaches GP registrars and health professional students and supervises Master and PhD students from Information, Computer and Health Sciences conducting clinical, translational, informatics and EHR-based data analytics research.
Prof Liaw’s international collaborative research examines EHR data for their fitness for patient care, quality improvement and research; and quality of software applications to collect, aggregate, link, analyse and display data. He has made sustained contributions to primary and integrated care and informatics research with a focus on cross-cultural health and disadvantaged populations. He has published 140+ peer-reviewed publications and 17 book chapters. He is Associate Editor of the International Journal of Medical Informatics. He chairs the RACGP National Research & Evaluation Ethics Committee and sits on the RACGP Research Committee. He chairs the International Medical Informatics Association Primary Care Informatics Working Group.