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Biography

Dr Kenneth Tan is a consultant neonatologist in Monash Newborn, Associate Professor with the Department of Paediatrics, Monash University and honorary staff of the Hudson Institute of Medical Research.

Dr. Tan trained at the University of Melbourne before pursuing specialist training in the United Kingdom. As Paediatrics Lecturer at the University of Leeds, he undertook research on fuzzy logic control in the NICU for which he was awarded a PhD. His research interest in engineering applications in the NICU began with collaboration with biomedical engineers at McMaster University in Canada which continues currently within the Monash Institute of Medical Engineering (MIME). He is an active member of the Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network (ANZNN), and currently sits on the practise improvement committee which fits with his other interests of data analytics and statistical modelling for quality improvement in the NICU. He is also a collaborator on NHMRC funded multi-centre RCTs such as ProPREMS, BOOST-II and N3RO. He is a long-time author with the Cochrane Neonatal Review Group with numerous published systematic reviews.

External positions

Honorary Staff (Ritchie Centre), Hudson Institute of Medical Research

Apr 2009 → …

Monash Health

2008 → …

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Projects 2010 2013

Research Output 2002 2018

Cardiac Function Assessments in Left Bochdalek’s Hernia: Clinical Relevance

Sehgal, A., Tan, K. & Ferguson, P., 1 Apr 2018, In : Pediatric Cardiology. 39, 4, p. 829-836 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

C-reactive protein and immature-to-total neutrophil ratio have no utility in guiding lumbar puncture in suspected neonatal sepsis

Goldfinch, C. D., Korman, T., Kotsanas, D., Burgner, D. P. & Tan, K., 1 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 54, 8, p. 848-854 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Inpatient outcomes of preterm infants receiving ω-3 enriched lipid emulsion (SMOFlipid): an observational study

Choudhary, N., Tan, K. & Malhotra, A., 1 May 2018, In : European Journal of Pediatrics. 177, 5, p. 723-731 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Oral Paracetamol for Patent Ductus Arteriosus Rescue Closure

Pharande, P., Watson, H., Tan, K. & Sehgal, A., Jan 2018, In : Pediatric Cardiology. 39, 1, p. 183-90 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prediction of clinicians' treatment in preterm infants with suspected late-onset sepsis - an ML approach

Hu, Y., .C.S. Lee, V. & Tan, K., 28 Jun 2018, Proceedings of The 13th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA 2018): 31 May – 2 June 2018 Wuhan, China. Jiang, L. & Zeng, L. (eds.). Piscataway NJ USA: IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 1177-1182 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Activities 2008 2016

  • 4 Committees and working groups
  • 1 Editorial responsibility

ANZNN Surgical Working Group

Kenneth Tan (Member)
7 Oct 2016

Activity: External Academic EngagementCommittees and working groups

Translational Pediatrics (Journal)

Kenneth Tan (Editorial board member)
1 Dec 201630 Nov 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial responsibility

ANZNN Clinical Practise Improvement (CPI) Working Group

Kenneth Tan (Member)
27 Jul 2015

Activity: External Academic EngagementCommittees and working groups

ANZNN DCOC Chronic Lung Disease Working Group

Kenneth Tan (Member)
20 Jun 2014

Activity: External Academic EngagementCommittees and working groups

Austalian and New Zeland Neonatal Network (ANZNN) Executive Committee Member

Kenneth Tan (Executive Member)
Nov 2008Nov 2014

Activity: External Academic EngagementCommittees and working groups