Trish Williams appointed co-director of Flinders Digital Health Research Centre

Well-known eHealth researcher and security expert Trish Williams has started work as co-director of the new Flinders Digital Health Research Centre, located at Flinders campus at the Tonsley innovation district in Adelaide.

Professor Williams joins former Western Sydney University professor of health informatics Anthony Maeder as co-director of the new centre, which is supported by funding from the South Australian government and Cisco Systems.

Professor Williams, who was at Edith Cowan University's School of Computer and Security Science for 16 years, where she was head of the eHealth Research Group, has collaborated with Professor Maeder on recent papers concerning security and privacy in mobile health.

She has been named as Cisco chair and professor of digital health systems in the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Flinders' School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics.

Professor Williams is a former chair of HL7 Australia and is on the board of the Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA). She is giving a keynote speech on cybersecurity and innovation at the Health Informatics Conference in Melbourne on July 27.

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Tags: Flinders University, Cisco

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