Associate Professor, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University
Farah Magrabi is an Associate Professor at the Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University. She has a background in Electrical and Biomedical Engineering with over 15 years experience in designing and evaluating digital health technologies for clinicians and consumers. Farah is internationally recognised as a leader in the safety of digital health, and has made a major contribution to documenting the clinical risks to patients by examining safety events in Australia, the USA and England. Her work has shaped policy and practice including a new ISO specification for the surveillance and analysis of safety events (ISO/TS 20405). She received the Sax Institute’s Research Action Award in 2015 for the international impact of her research on policy and practice to improve digital health safety. She is co-chair of the Australian Alliance for AI in Healthcare’s working group on safety, quality and ethics; and a Fellow of the University of York’s Assuring Autonomy International Programme.