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Dr Bich Tran

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Dr Bich Tran joined the Centre for Big Data Research in Health in 2015 as an Associate Research Fellow. Her current project is to investigate indicators of potentially preventable hospitalisation and readmission. She will use data from the 45 and Up Study and linkage to other health records including the NSW Admitted Patient Data Collection to identify admissions and Medicare Australia for non-hospital medical attendances/services.

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Dr Bich Tran joined the Centre for Big Data Research in Health in 2015 as an Associate Research Fellow. Her current project is to investigate indicators of potentially preventable hospitalisation and readmission. She will use data from the 45 and Up Study and linkage to other health records including the NSW Admitted Patient Data Collection to identify admissions and Medicare Australia for non-hospital medical attendances/services.

Dr Bich Tran had spent 2 years prior to this position at the Centre for Health Research based at the University of Western Sydney where she also analysed linked data. She did her postdoc at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research with the focus on sun, vitamin D and health.

Dr Bich Tran obtained PhD in Medicine from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in 2010. Her thesis was to develop clinico-genetic models to predict osteoporotic fracture risk. She was awarded the prestigious Young Investigator Award by the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research in 2007; and a travel grant by the Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society at the completion of her PhD.

 

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Location

UNSW Australia, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia

Contact

+61 2 9385 0504

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