University of Sydney alumnus Dr Martin Seneviratne has been named the 2017 Roden Cutler NSW John Monash Scholar. The award will see Dr Seneviratne head to Stanford University to continue his ground-breaking work into clinical informatics. Clinical informatics is often referred to as the intersection between computer science and clinical medicine.
“It brings together clinicians, engineers and designers to create new ideas for how technology can transform healthcare,” Dr Seneviratne said. Dr Seneviratne has a Bachelor of Advanced Science with First Class Honours, an MBBS with First Class Honours and was awarded the University of Sydney Medal. Currently at the RPAH, he has worked in France, Vietnam and Papua New Guinea. He sits on the national board of the Health Informatics Society of Australia, and advises the Australian Digital Health Agency.