Yet Khor

Assoc Professor

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Sleep health in interstitial lung disease
Symptom evaluation and management in interstitial lung disease
Quality evaluation and improvement for home oxygen therapy


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Personal profile


A/Prof Yet Hong Khor is an emerging research leader, who is in the top 0.3% of interstitial lung disease (ILD) and 0.5% of oxygen therapy researchers globally (Expertscape). In addition to dual clinical training in respiratory and sleep medicine, she completed a NHMRC-funded PhD in ILD and oxygen therapy at the University of Melbourne in 2019, and a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of British Columbia funded by an Australian Endeavour Leadership Award. Currently, she is an NHMRC Emerging Leadership fellow who leads investigator-initiated ILD research programs, as well as the Lead for Austin Health Oxygen Service and a specialist at the Austin and Alfred Health ILD Services. 

Research interests

Her main research interests include
- risk prediction in interstitial lung disease
- disease management in interstitial lung disease
- patient care and quality improvement in oxygen therapy
- qualiative and quantitve evaluation of patient care

Clinical activities

- 2015-present    Respiratory and Sleep Physician, Austin Health
- 2016-present    Interstitial Lung Disease Specialist, Alfred Health
- 2017-present    Lead for Oxygen Therapy Service, Austin Health

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

Interstitial lung disease, PhD, University of Melbourne

Award Date: 19 Aug 2019

Medicine and Surgery, Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (1st Class Honours), University of Tasmania

Award Date: 19 Dec 2007

Respiratory Medicine, Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours), University of Tasmania

Award Date: 15 Dec 2005

Research area keywords

  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Disease management
  • Clinical Trial
  • Qualitative Research


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