Research Interest: Data/Digital health

I am interested in how the rapidly expanding field of consumer health technologies such as fitness trackers and “wearables” might enhance health literacy in culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities. These technologies promise to enhance health participation through personalization of health communication, yet uptake among CALD communities is limited. My research work to date has attempted to investigate the specific issues in digital health platforms that affect CALD participation; to co-design and test health communication practices that enhance the digital health literacy of CALD communities; and to produce guidelines that enable health providers, developers and policy makers to deliver culturally competent digital services