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Edward has extensive clinical, leadership and management experience within complex healthcare environments. He has worked with clinicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals to provide the best possible care for people with kidney disease. In his previous appointments, he worked for multiple health networks and esteemed international and local institutions including Monash Health.

His PhD, based on a large multi-site NHMRC partnership project, was undertaken through the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine (Monash University).

His research work focused on optimising self-management interventions to improve health-related quality of life among patients with diabetes and chronic kidney disease. This work contributed to the development of an innovative Diabetes and Kidney Service, which was co-designed with patients, General Practitioners, Endocrinologists, Nephrologists and patient advocacy groups such as Diabetes Australia and Kidney Health Australia. Edward received several prestigious national and international awards in recognition of the clinical and scientific impact of his research.

Edward is passionate about sharing his research skills with nursing and midwifery students and clinicians to enable them to undertake research independently or collaboratively. Edward is a registered higher degrees supervisor.

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

Clinical Medicine, PhD, Optimising Self-Management Interventions to improve Health-Related Quality of Life in patients with co-morbid Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease

Award Date: 28 Aug 2020

External positions

Research Affiliate, Monash Health

6 Feb 2023 → …

Director, Renal Society of Australasia

1 Jan 2020 → …

Research area keywords

  • Self management
  • patient activation
  • Kidney disease
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Quality of life
  • Patient experience
  • health literacy
  • Health Equity
  • Ageing and Health

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