Anthony Maeder holds a PhD in Software Engineering from Monash University and a MSc in Parallel Computing from University of Natal in South Africa. His initial career was in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, until he transitioned to Health Informatics in 2004 as the inaugural Research Director of the CSIRO Australian eHealth Research Centre. He served on the Standards Australia Health Informatics Technical Committee from 2006 and represented Australia in this area at the International Standards Organisation. He subsequently moved to Western Sydney University in 2008 as Professor of Health Informatics, where he founded the Telehealth Research and Innovation Laboratory. He was awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Chair Fellowship to Kansas State University on the topic of Health Behaviour Change in 2015. In 2016 he was appointed Premier’s Research Fellow and Professor in Digital Health Systems at Flinders University to establish the Flinders Digital Health Research Centre there, which he co-Directed until his retirement in 2021.
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