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TELEHEALTH CONFERENCE 2011 Speakers

 Prof John Wilson Head Cystic Fibrosis Service, Alfred Hospital Melbourne

John Wilson graduated in Science with BSc(Hons) from The University of Melbourne in 1975 with a major interest in physics and information technology. He qualified in Medicine in 1980 (MBBS), studied the role of inflammation in asthma and completed his PhD before moving to the UK in 1988. He is now head of the Cystic Fibrosis Service, Alfred Hospital Melbourne. In this role he has received DHS Centre of Excellence, NHMRC and ARC funding, as well as service achievement awards.

His research interests include the use of video-conferencing in delivering care programs, the application of electronic health records to medical systems and new pharmacological treatments in lung disease. He has roles within the RACP (currently Chair, Adult Medicine Division Education Committee and Board member), a member of The Alfred Hospital Ethics Committee and has been Director of Physician Training there. He has acted as consultant to international agencies with interests in healthcare policy development and service delivery. He enjoys travel, developing international networks and sailing.