The University of Newcastle, Australia

Delivering person-centred care through new technology

The Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research is delighted to invite you to the e-Mental Health Conference

The conference will provide a forum focusing on applying information and communication technologies in person- centred strategies of mental health care. It would contribute to generating, verifying and refining theories and practices of employing technologies in person-centred care.

Conference Purpose

  • To promote initiatives in using information and communication technologies in person-centred care delivery.
  • To reinforce the significance of evidence based e-health practice in promoting, maintaining and restoring health.
  • To define critically the roles of e-health in attaining excellence in care and explore the issues related to these roles.
  • To examine global and regional strategies of enhancing e-health practice and research.
  • To promote a renewed sense of commitment to e-health through regional and international networking and collaboration.

Conference Details

  • When: 15th and 16th November, 2018
  • Where: NewSpace XG18, Cnr Hunter and Auckland Streets, Newcastle NSW
  • Contact: cbmhr@newcastle.edu.au

Keynote Speakers

Dr Sandra Bucci

University of Manchester
Division of Psychology & Mental Health

Dr Sandra Bucci is a Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology. Her research is centred around examining psychological processes involved in the development and maintenance of psychosis and developing interventions for psychosis. Her recent research has focused on evaluating innovative methods to facilitate access to, and delivery of, interventions for severe mental health problems.

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Professor Kendall Ho

University of British Columbia
Department of Emergency Medicine

Dr. Kendall Ho is a practicing emergency medicine specialist and lead, Digital Emergency Medicine. Dr. Ho’s academic and research interests fall into the domain of technology enabled knowledge translation (TEKT) – the use of information technologies to accelerate the incorporation of latest health evidence into routine practice.

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Associate Professor Roger Ho

National University of Singapore
Department of Psychological Medicine

Dr Roger Ho is a Consultant at the Depressive Disorder Clinic and General Adult Psychiatry, with broad clinical, teaching and research responsibilities. He is also an Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychological Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.

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Dr Melvin Zhang

National University of Singapore
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Dr. Melvyn Zhang Weibin is a ST-5 / Registrar with the National HealthGroup (Singapore) Psychiatry Residency program. He has a keen interest in information technology and coupled with his passion in Mental Health, he has been a strong advocate of using technology to enhance mental health’s education, research and treatment.

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