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Adam Dunn is an Associate Professor in the Centre for Health Informatics at Macquarie University, where he leads the Digital Epidemiology team. His research is in clinical research informatics, where he aims to improve the way results from clinical trials are used in systematic reviews; and public health informatics, where he uses large-scale data from news and social media to track how evidence and misinformation spread through society, with the aim of improving health behaviours.

External positions

Affiliate Faculty, Computational Health Informatics Program, Boston Children's Hospital

2019 → …

Visiting Associate Professor (pending), Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

2019 → …

Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Primary Care Medicine, University of Malaya


Associate Editor, BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making

Editorial Board Member, JAMIA Open

Associate Editor, Research Integrity & Peer Review

Associate Editor, Systematic Reviews

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Projects 2017 2022

Centre of Research Excellence in Digital Health (CREDiH)

Coiera, E., Glasziou, P., Hansen, D., Magrabi, F., Sintchenko, V., Verspoor, K., Gallego Luxan, B., Lau, A., Dunn, A., Longhurst, C., Tsafnat, G., Cutler, H., Makeham, M., Shaw, T., Shah, N., Runciman, W. & Liaw, S. T.


Project: Research

Research Outputs 2004 2019

HPV vaccine coverage in Australia and associations with HPV vaccine information exposure among Australian Twitter users

Dyda, A., Shah, Z., Surian, D., Martin, P., Coiera, E., Dey, A., Leask, J. & Dunn, A. G., Aug 2019, In : Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics. 15, 7-8, p. 1488-1495 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Papillomavirus Vaccines
Cluster Analysis

Modeling spatiotemporal factors associated with sentiment on twitter: synthesis and suggestions for improving the identification of localized deviations

Shah, Z., Martin, P., Coiera, E., Mandl, K. D. & Dunn, A. G., 8 May 2019, In : Journal of Medical Internet Research. 21, 5, p. 1-16 16 p., e12881.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Public Health
Social Media

Software engineering principles address current problems in the systematic review ecosystem

Bashir, R. & Dunn, A. G., 1 May 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 109, p. 136-141 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Area Under Curve
ROC Curve
Machine Learning

The timing and frequency of trial inclusion in systematic reviews of type 2 diabetes drugs was associated with trial characteristics

Dunn, A. G., Orenstein, L., Coiera, E., Mandl, K. D. & Bourgeois, F. T., 1 May 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 109, p. 62-69 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Confidence Intervals
Journal Impact Factor
Pharmaceutical Preparations