Professor Enrico Coiera
CIA: Professor Coiera is Foundation Professor in Medical Informatics at Macquarie University (2014-), and held a similar role at UNSW (1999-2014). He is Director of the Centre for Health Informatics, a group he founded in 1999. Medically qualified (U Sydney 1982), he has a PhD in Computer Science (UNSW 1990) and spent 10 years at the prestigious Hewlett-Packard Research Laboratories in Bristol UK (1989-99) where he led numerous health technology projects. He has overseen the development and trial of multiple e-health interventions, including the Healthy.me consumer system and clinical decision support systems. He is the recipient of the Intel Don Walker award, and an IBM Research Laboratories Faculty Award (USA). In 2015 he received the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) François Grémy Award for Excellence – the highest award from the discipline’s peak international organisation. His textbook Guide to Health Informatics is in its 3rd edition, is widely used internationally, and is translated into several languages.
Qualifications: MBBS (Sydney, 1984); PhD (Computer Science, UNSW, 1990); Fellow American College of Medical Informatics (1999); Fellow Australasian College of Health Informatics (2002).
Address: Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University Level 6, 75 Talavera Road, North Ryde NSW 2113
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