Dr Louise Schaper PhD FAIDH FIAHSI CHIA

Dr Louise Schaper is on a mission to fix healthcare.

As leader of Australia’s peak body for digital health, Dr Louise Schaper is a passionate advocate for the transformation of healthcare, enabled by technology. As CEO and Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Digital Health she brings together world-class clinicians, researchers, innovators and organisations from across the biomedical, health and technology spectrum who are committed to the improvement of health outcomes enabled through innovative uses of technology and information. She is a facilitator, and innovator and a change agent who explores and leverages the convergence of people, systems and technologies in the transformation and future of health and medicine.

With a background as an occupational therapist, Louise has a PhD in technology acceptance among health professionals, is a graduate of Stanford’s Executive Leadership Program, a Certified Health Informatician, a Salzburg Global Seminar Fellow and a Fellow of the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics. Louise holds Adjunct Fellow positions at the University of Melbourne and Macquarie University and is a Board Director of Asthma Australia.

Louise is an in-demand speaker and writes for academic and industry publications. She is host of the popular Dissecting Digital Health podcast, she is always online, and yes, she does have the coolest job!

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