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Derek Chew is a clinical and interventional cardiologist as well as a cardiovascular health systems researcher. He has recently transitioned to the role of Director of MonashHeart/Victorian Heart Hospital. He was previously the Professor of Cardiology at Flinders University, Network Director of Cardiology for the Southern Adelaide Health Local Heath Network, and has recently served as the Commissioner on Excellence and Innovation in Health, South Australia. He has completed a Masters of Public Health, at the Harvard School of Public Health, with training in epidemiology, trial design, biostatistics, clinical trials and cost-effectiveness analysis. His PhD thesis explored the factors for improving heart attack care in Australia. He holds numerous NHMRC and MRFF grants exploring health system adaption in the face current and emerging technologies in cardiac care. Focused on system factors driving evidence translation in cardiovascular care, has held or currently holds several national and international leadership roles. He has authored over 300 manuscripts and book chapters.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Medicine , PhD, ACS in Australia

Award Date: 19 Dec 2017

Public Health, MPH, Quantitative Methods, Harvard University

Award Date: 6 Jun 2002

Medicine, MBBS, Doctor, University of Melbourne

Award Date: 12 Dec 1992

External positions

Director of Cardiology, Monash Health

14 Nov 2022 → …

Professor of Cardiology , Flinders University

1 Jan 2005 → …

Research area keywords

  • Heart attacks
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Clinical Trials

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