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Biography

Liliana Laranjo (MD MPH PhD) is a Medical Doctor (General Practitioner) with a Master of Public Health from Harvard University, and a PhD in Health informatics. Her current research focuses on person-centred health informatics, artificial intelligence and behaviour change. She is passionate about primary care, public health, patient-centred care, digital health, health behaviour change, and physical activity. 

Twitter: @LilianaLaranjo

Research student supervision

Current postgraduate students

(2019 – present)            Primary supervisor of PhD student Huong Ly Tong

(2018 – present)            Primary supervisor of PhD student Samia Amin

(2019 – present)            Associate supervisor of PhD student Brenton Sanderson

(2019 – present)            Associate supervisor of PhD student Talat Uppal

(2019 – present)            Primary supervisor of Master of Public Health student Leticia Bezerra

Postgraduate students supervised to completion

(2017 – 2018)               Primary supervisor of Master of Research student Huong Ly Tong [Macquarie University; Thesis by publication with 3 published papers]

(2013 – 2014)                Co-supervisor of Master of Public Health student Vera Lúcia Ruivo Dias [Portuguese School of Public Health; completed with high distinction and a Dean’s award]

Teaching

I am a co-convener for the Public Health Informatics unit of the Master of Public Health at Macquarie University. I have also taught several guest lectures for undergraduate and postgraduate students, within and outside Macquarie University, including at University of New South Wales and Queensland University of Technology.

Education/Academic qualification

Medicine (Epidemiology), PhD, Lisbon Medical School, University of Lisbon

Registered General Practitioner (Portugal)

2014 → …

Master of Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health

Medicine, MD, Lisbon Medical School, University of Lisbon

External positions

Group lead - Health innovation, digital health and entrepreneurship, Comprehensive Health Research Centre - Nova Medical School, Nova University of Lisbon

Jan 2018 → …

Affiliate Faculty, Nova Medical School, Nova University of Lisbon

Jan 2018 → …

Board Member, Public Health Research Centre – Portuguese School of Public Health

1 Jan 2016 → …

Editorial Board Member, BMJ Open

2016 → …

Member, Environmental Health Institute - Lisbon Medical School, University of Lisbon

Jan 2014 → …

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Projects 2018 2020

Symptom monitoring WIth Feedback Trial (SWIFT) pilot: A feasibility and acceptability study of ANZDATA E-PROMs data capture and feedback

Morton, R. L., McDonald, S. P., Jose, M., Brown, C., Laranjo da Silva, L., Bennett, P. & Handke, W.

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Project: Research

Research Outputs 2010 2019

The influence of social networking sites on health behavior change: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Laranjo, L., Arguel, A., Neves, A. L., Gallagher, A. M., Kaplan, R., Mortimer, N., Mendes, G. A. & Lau, A. Y. S., 2015, In : Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 22, 1, p. 243-256 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Social Networking
Health Behavior
Meta-Analysis
Health
Randomized Controlled Trials

Conversational agents in healthcare: a systematic review

Laranjo da Silva, L., Dunn, A. G., Tong, H. L., Kocaballi, A. B., Chen, J., Bashir, R., Surian, D., Gallego, B., Magrabi, F., Lau, A. Y. S. & Coiera, E., 1 Sep 2018, In : Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 25, 9, p. 1248–1258 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Language
Delivery of Health Care
Health
Randomized Controlled Trials
Patient Safety

Facilitators, barriers and expectations in the self-management of type 2 diabetes - A qualitative study from Portugal

Laranjo, L., Neves, A. L., Costa, A., Ribeiro, R. T., Couto, L. & Sá, A. B., 1 Jun 2015, In : European Journal of General Practice. 21, 2, p. 103-110 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Portugal
Self Care
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Focus Groups
Exercise

Efficacy of a mobile social networking intervention in promoting physical activity: quasi-experimental study

Tong, H. L., Coiera, E., Tong, W., Wang, Y., Quiroz, J. C., Martin, P. & Laranjo da Silva, L., 28 Mar 2019, In : JMIR mHealth and uHealth. 7, 3, p. 1-15 15 p., e12181.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Mobile Applications
Social Networking
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Social Support
Technology

Using a mobile social networking app to promote physical activity: a qualitative study of users’ perspectives

Tong, H. L., Coiera, E. & Laranjo, L., 21 Dec 2018, In : Journal of Medical Internet Research. 20, 12, p. 1-13 13 p., e11439.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Social Networking
Exercise
Mobile Applications
Automation
Feasibility Studies

Activities 2010 2019

  • 16 Invited talk
  • 6 Oral presentation

Achieving better health through AI, advanced analytics and gamification

Liliana Laranjo (Speaker)
14 Mar 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Person-centred health informatics in chronic disease management

Liliana Laranjo (Speaker)
4 Jun 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Digital health in the self-management of chronic diseases

Liliana Laranjo (Speaker)
17 May 201918 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Technological Characteristics of Conversational Agents Used for Health-Related Purposes – A Systematic Review

Liliana Laranjo (Speaker)
5 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Artificial Intelligence in General Practice

Liliana Laranjo (Speaker)
26 Oct 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Press / Media

Health Care Chatbots Are Here to Help

Liliana Laranjo da Silva

28/05/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Artificial intelligence that puts patients first

Liliana Laranjo da Silva

24/09/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Research

Australians struggle with 'technology addiction'

Liliana Laranjo da Silva

21/10/18

4 media contributions

Press/Media: Expert Comment