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Seminar with Professor Carolyn McGregor – Big Data Analytics in Healthcare


Friday 31st March 2017
9:00 am - 10:00 am


Murdoch University


Murdoch University

Presenter: Professor Carolyn McGregor AM, Canada Research Chair, Health Informatics, University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Professor Carolyn McGregor AM is the Canada Research Chair in Health Informatics based at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. She received her bachelor of applied science in computer science honours (1st class) degree, and her PhD degree in computer science from the University of Technology, Sydney. In the 1990s she led two of the earliest business analytics implementations in Australia for one of the largest banks and the largest retailer and went on to provide strategic advice to several large organisations in Australia for their management of analytics data. Since 1999 Dr McGregor has led pioneering research in Big Data analytics, real-time stream processing, temporal data mining, patient journey modelling and cloud computing. She now progresses this research within the context of critical care medicine, mental health, astronaut health and military and civilian tactical training.

She has been awarded over $10 million in research, consultancy and infrastructure funding and has led multiple large research programs including a multi-million dollar First of A Kind (FOAK) research program with IBM. She has over 150 refereed publications, 3 patents in multiple jurisdictions and has established two start-up companies resulting from her research. She has extensive research collaborations in Canada, China, USA, Russia, Australia and India. She has also been called up on to advise various government working groups in Canada. She has received many awards for her research and in 2014 she was awarded membership in the Order of Australia for her significant service to science and innovation through health care information systems. In 2016-17 she serves as the Chair of the IEEE Life Sciences Technical Community internationally. In 2017 she was featured in the 150 Stories series commissioned by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and the Government of Canada to commemorate the 150th year anniversary of Ontario.




Professor Carolyn McGregor AM

Friday 31st March, 9:00am – 10:00am
Murdoch University
Building 513 Learning Link LL1.003 

Event Details

Event Date:
Friday 31st March, 2017

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Murdoch University, Building 513 Learning Link LL 1.003

Registration information:
RSVP to SBG@murdoch.edu.au by Wednesday 29th March

Additional information:
South Street, Murdoch campus entrance B, Car Park 4 and 5

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