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Associate Professor Clair Sullivan is an internationally recognised leading practising and academic clinical informatician who helps drive digital health transformation in Queensland. Clair is the Director of the new Queensland Digital Health Centre within the Centre for Health Research at The University of Queensland. 

A specialist endocrinologist, Clair graduated with Honours in Medicine from The University of Queensland and earned a Research Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Leeds. In 2014, Clair began a parallel career in the emerging field of digital health and has held significant leadership roles in digital health practice and governance across government and academia. Her work is regularly translated into practice and informs policy in Australia and globally.

Clair was appointed Associate Professor of Medicine in Clinical Informatics at UQ and is an Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology and an Adjunct Professor, School of Health and Biomedical Sciences at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. She is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, the Australian College of Health Informatics and the Australasian Institute of Digital Health. Clair serves on several national advisory boards for digital health.

She has generated over $30M in grant funding and has deep collaborations with government and industry. She is ranked in the top 1% of Medical Informatics researchers globally.


Associate Professor Clair Sullivan will be speaking about the current state and future potential of digital health in Queensland. With an increasing demand for more accessible and efficient healthcare, digital health has become an increasingly important area of focus. In this keynote, A/Prof Sullivan will explore the various digital health initiatives that are currently being explored at the Queensland Digital Health Centre. She will discuss the challenges and opportunities of implementing these digital health solutions, as well as the benefits they offer to patients and healthcare providers as well as importance of engaging stakeholders in digital health change processes and the critical role of leadership in driving change. A/Prof Sullivan will provide insights into the future of digital health in Queensland, including how emerging technologies such as synthetic data and federated learning can be utilised to enhance healthcare delivery and achieve the quadruple aim of healthcare.

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