Dr Melinda Choy

BMed MD DCH MMed (Clinical Epidemiology) FRACGP

Melinda Choy mugshot

Academic Lecturer and Research Fellow

GP Advisor

Academic Unit of General Practice

Biography:

Melinda is a GP who works part-time in clinical General Practice at Gordon Family Practice, part-time as the ACT Health GP Policy Advisor, and part-time at the Academic Unit of General Practice and with the Clinical Skills Team. She has trained at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and with GP Synergy in Canberra, including a year as an Academic Registrar with the Academic Unit of General Practice.

Melinda is enthusiastic about the present and future role of General Practice within Australian primary care. Her main research area of interest is how vulnerable populations experience and access digital health. She is passionate about understanding the contributing factors towards the digital health divide, in order to improve digital health access for those who need it most.

Research Interests

  • Primary Health Care
  • General Practice
  • Digital Health
  • Vulnerable Populations

Publications/Conferences

Sutarsa, N, Astuti, P,Choy, M,Moore, M. 2020. COVID-19 Pandemic: Opportunity to Accelerate e-Health in Indonesia. Public Health and Preventive Medicine Archive 8(1): 1-3.

Choy M, Sturgiss E, Goodyear-Smith, F, Smith, G: Digital Health Tools and Patients With Drug Use Disorders: Qualitative Patient Experience Study of the Electronic Case-Finding and Help Assessment Tool (eCHAT). JMIR - Journal of Medical Internet Research 2020, 22(9).

Choy M, Sturgiss E: Digital health tools in populations with socioeconomic disadvantage: a narrative review of the patient experience. (Healthcare informatics). In: NAPCRG - Annual Meeting. Toronto, Canada; 2019.

Choy M, Barnes K, Sturgiss E, Rieger E, Douglas K: Poster: Digital health and Disadvantage: a qualitative study exploring how patients with chronic disease experience ehealth. In: Toronto International Conference on Quality in Primary Care Improving Health Equity. Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, Toronto, Canada; 2019.

Choy M, Sturgiss E, Goodyear-Smith F, Clark A, Smith G: Poster:  P274 Digital Health Tools and the Therapeutic Relationship: Can eCHAT Help a Vulnerable Population in General Practice? In: 10/11/18, 1:15pm - 215 PM Edited by 46th NAPCRG conference C, ILLINOIS. North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG); 2018.

Choy M, Sturgiss E: Poster:  Digital health tools in vulnerable populations: narrative review of the patient experience. In. Edited by Melbourne P-PHCRIS. 1-3 August 2018; 2018

Choy M, Sturgiss E, Goodyear-Smith F, Clark A, Smith G: Poster:  Digital Health Tools and the Therapeutic Relationship:  Can eCHAT help a Vulnerable Popultion in General Practice? In: Poster section. Edited by 2018 Qual-World Interactive Virtual Conference UoA. December 4 2018.

Choy M, Bye P: Cystic fibrosis in the adult patient: diagnosis and a review of new treatments for CF lung disease. In: GP 18 - RACGP. Gold Coast 11-13 October 2018; 2018.

Choy M, Sturgiss, E, Goodyear-Smith, F, Clark, A, Smith, G.: Digital health tools and the therapeutic relationship: can eCHAT help a vulnerable population? In: GP 18 - RACGP. Gold Coast, Queensland; 2018.

Choy M: E-chatting about digital health to vulnerable populations. In: News GP - RACGP. 2018.

Choy M, Sturgiss E, Goodyear-Smith, F; Smith, G.: ‘Digital health tools and vulnerable populations: how do patients with substance dependence experience eCHAT?’ In: CHARM Canberra Health Annual Research Meeting Edited by Choy M. Canberra July 30-August 2 2019 l Presentation.

Choy M, Sturgiss E, Goodyear-Smith F, Smith G: Digital health tools and the therapeutic relationship: can eCHAT help a vulnerable population in general practice? . In: AAAPC Annual Research Conference Adelaide July 12-13, 2019. Presentation.

Ford J, Kok C, Choy M, Algert C: Hospital Data Reporting on Postpartum Hemorrhage: Under-Estimates Recurrence and Over-Estimates the Contribution of Uterine Atony. Maternal and Child Health Journal 2011(16(7):1542-8).

Related sites:

ANU Research

Research Gate

Contact:

Email:  melinda.choy@anu.edu.au

Phone:  +61 2 5124 5588

Location:  Canberra Hospital, Bdg 4, Level 2, Garran ACT 2605

Centre:  Academic Unit of General Practice

Page last updated on: 10 Dec 2020