Dr Audrey P. Wang

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Biographical details

Dr. Audrey P Wang is a Senior Lecturer in Digital Health (Education), University of Sydney. Audrey is involved in enabling workforce capacity building and education within the Westmead Initiative and Research Implementation Science and e-Health (RISe)-Digital Health CRC. She has clinical research and teaching experience in the field of interdisciplinary cognitive behavioural approaches to rehabilitation, pain management and gerontology. As an Australian Pain Society PhD scholar, Dr. Audrey P Wang investigated “The cortical integration of tactile sensation in complex regional pain syndrome” using psychophysical and advanced neuroimaging methods. Her PhD was completed at Neuroscience Research Australia and Prince of Wales Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW.

Dr. Audrey P Wang remains a registered physiotherapist (Australian, UK and NZ). She is a principal investigator for Fitness and Wellness Beyond the Hospital (FitWe) trial for older adults and co-investigator on Integrated Rehabilitation and Enablement Program (iREAP), funded by the ACI at War Memorial Hospital, Waverley. Audrey is the Chair of the Evaluation Working Group for Proactive Sepsis Management pilot project, a Westmead collaboration involving clinicians, academics, NSW Pathology, e-Health NSW, Clinical Excellence Commission and the Ministry of Health.

Research interests

Dr. Audrey P Wang has research interests in interdisciplinary practice, implementation science and technology in health to innovate healthcare at an individual and community level.

Audrey’s research interrogates how the human brain interprets incoming sensory information such as touch and pain to provide contextual physical action and, necessary cognitive and behavioural responses. Implementation science is integrated to identify useful patterns in potential innovations in supporting diagnosis and to finally influence treatment outcomes in clinical conditions. Audrey’s research also integrates how effective research and education strategy can improve health outcomes and systems

Teaching and supervision

Dr. Audrey P Wang has experience in supervising research students and mentoring clinician researchers including physiotherapy and advanced medical trainee projects.

Current projects

• Proactive sepsis management pilot project - Evaluation WG
• Embedding digital health in workforce capacity and education
• The investigation of proprioception and pain in the human jaw (Collaboration).

Themes

E-Health and Health Care Delivery

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