Dr Anthony Nguyen

Research Team Leader

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  • LVL 5 UQ HEALTH SCI BLD 901/16


Anthony Nguyen is a Research Team Leader and Senior Research Scientist from the Australian e-Health Research Centre (AEHRC), CSIRO’s e-Health research program within the Health and Biosecurity business unit. He leads the Health Text Analytics team within the Health Informatics group, which aims to realise the value of unstructured, narrative medical records to deliver improve patient outcomes, health system performance and productivity.

His team develops and applies advanced artificial intelligence (AI) techniques to analyse clinical text for the purpose of creating value via interoperability, decision support & reporting across all healthcare sectors. Techniques include the combination of text mining, statistical machine learning and information retrieval with clinical terminology (SNOMED CT) semantics to enhance clinical natural language understanding.

Projects include the analysis of pathology, radiology, discharge summaries, death certificates and other EHR data to support clinical decision-making and public health surveillance. He works closely with state-based healthcare and hospital providers and practitioners to solve specific healthcare problems.

Academic Qualifications

  • 1999

    BEng (Hons 1), Aerospace Avionics
    Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

  • 2005

    PhD, Satellite and aerial image processing
    Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Professional Experiences

  • 2005-2006

    Post Doctoral Fellow, CRC for Construction Innovation, Faculty of Information Technology

  • 2006-2008

    Post Doctoral Fellow, The Australian e-Health Research Centre

  • 2008-2013

    Research Scientist, The Australian e-Health Research Centre

  • 2009-Present

    Research Project Leader, The Australian e-Health Research Centre

  • 2012-2013

    Research Team Leader (Clinical NLP), The Australian e-Health Research Centre

  • 2013-2014

    Research Stream Leader, Intelligent Health Information, Health Services Theme, Digital Productivity and Services Flagship

  • 2013-Present

    Senior Research Scientist, The Australian e-Health Research Centre

  • 2014-Present

    Research Team Leader, Health Text Analytics (formerly Health Data Semantics), Australian e- Health Research Centre

  • 2016-2019

    Visiting Academic


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