Dr Rob Hosking
MBBS, FRACGP, DRANZCOG
Dr Rob Hosking has been interested in eHealth since commencing practice in Bacchus Marsh in Victoria in 1990. He gained his Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics from Monash University in 2000.
Rob has worked on a number of eHealth related committees at NPS Medicinewise and the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia. Rob has been involved with the RACGP eHealth committee since 2008 and is currently the Chair of the RACGP Expert Committee – Practice Technology and Management.
Professor Parker Magin
Parker Magin is Director of the GP Synergy NSW & ACT Research and Evaluation Unit and Conjoint Professor, University of Newcastle. He is the Chief Investigator of the Registrar Clinical Encounters in Training (ReCEnT) project. He was a GP for 30 years and a Medical Educator for 10 years.
He is a Section Editor of the British Journal of Dermatology and Associate Editor of Family Practice. He has been an NHMRC Postgraduate Scholar (2003-2006), member of the 2007-2010 cohort of the Oxford International Primary Care Research Leadership Programme, member of the RACGP Expert Committee - Research (2008-2018), and undertook a AAAPC Travelling Fellowship (2013) in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford.
His main educational research interests are in the in-consultation clinical and educational experiences of GP registrars, other aspects of GP vocational training including the nexus of formative and summative assessment, and the translation of research findings to education and training practice. His main current clinical research interests are TIA and stroke, and medicines use in older patients. Previous research has included studies of the psychological associations of skin disease and of occupational violence in general practice.
Emeritus Professor Siaw-Teng Liaw
Emeritus Professor of General Practice and Informatics UNSW Sydney
Emeritus Professor Liaw is an internationally recognised practising clinician, informatician, educator and researcher. He chairs the RACGP National Research & Evaluation Ethics Committee (2009-current) and is Associate Editor of International Journal of Medical Informatics and BMJ Health & Care Informatics. He heads the WHO Collaborating Centre on eHealth. Professor Liaw’s digital health research covers global eHealth, optimising the use of real-world data from electronic health records, and implementation and evaluation of digital health, especially mHealth, tools in clinical and managerial practice. He has won in excess of $20M research grants, with $5M as lead investigator. His international collaborative research is focused on the quality and interoperability of EHR data and their fitness for decision support, patient care, quality improvement and research. His vision is for general practice to contribute data as an integral part of the national research enterprise across primary and secondary care.