Professor Louisa Jorm

Professor Louisa Jorm


Director, Centre for Big Data Research in Health
The University of New South Wales
Elected in 2018
Citation on election

Professor Jorm is an acknowledged authority in the areas of health system performance, health surveillance, data linkage and Aboriginal health. She not only led development of the world’s first population health ontology, her subsequent ‘determinants of health’ ontology class was incorporated into the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Health Interventions. Her frequent world-first research achievements are matched by her national and international profile, with many esteem measures to her name including a 2015 NHMRC ‘10 of the best’ award for her Indigenous Health Outcomes Patient Evaluation (IHOPE) study.

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