Brendan Loo Gee is the second candidate to receive a work placement at the Australian Digital Health Agency as part of the ACHI Fellowship by Training Program.

Brendan has joined the Agency as a Digital Health Officer working in the clinical governance division. The hands-on experience at the Agency will help him to further apply his skills and experience in developing mobile applications to solve individual health problems.

“With hands-on experience with the Agency I hope to further develop my understanding and application of digital health interventions to solve complex problems in healthcare delivery,” Brendan said.

“We are delighted that the Australian Digital Health Agency continues to support the Fellowship Program with the placement of our second PhD candidate under this Program.”

“Our partners play a key role in developing the health informatics workforce and Australasian capability of the future as well as supporting the goals of ACHI” said Dr Pearce.

Agency Acting Chief Clinical Information Officer Mr Rodney Ecclestone said that today’s announcement reflects a priority identified in Australia’s National Digital Health Strategy – Safe, Seamless, and Secure to help establish a workforce that is confidently using digital health technologies to deliver health and care.

“We are delighted to continue our involvement in this critical workforce initiative and training program, which is creating training opportunities for future health informatics leaders,” Mr Ecclestone said.

Brendan has recently completed his PhD at the Australian National University. His thesis was on Social Anxiety and Ecological Momentary Assessments and Interventions and evaluated a mobile application. For more information about the ACHI Fellowship by Training Program please contact the Fellowship Program Manager at fellowship@achi.org.au

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