Professor Johanna Westbrook

Professor Johanna Westbrook


Director, Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research Australian Institute of Health Innovation
Macquarie University
Elected in 2023
Citation on election

Professor Johanna Westbrook is internationally recognised for health informatics research. She built and leads the largest health informatics evaluation research team in Australia (45 staff). Her research has extended to aged-care and her expert testimony informed the recommendations of the Aged Care Royal Commission. Her impact is reflected in publications (h-index-73, >20,500 citations) and research funding (>$70M). She is an elected Fellow of the: International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics; American College of Medical Informatics; Australasian Institute for Digital Health; and Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering. In 2019 she received the NHMRC Elizabeth Blackburn Investigator Grant Award (health services research).

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