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Dr Mohan Karunanithi

Group Leader, Health Services, The Australian E-Health Research Centre, CSIRO

About Dr Mohan Karunanithi

Mohanraj Karunanithi obtained his doctorate in Biomedical Engineering at the University of New South Wales. He has worked in cardiac function research for 10 years. He has also gained experience working in medical industries (such as Agilent technologies and Philips Medical Systems) managing the engineering and customer service operation of cardiac and medical IT products in Asia Pacific region.

Dr Karunanithi joined the Australian eHealth Research Centre (AEHRC), CSIRO in 2004 as a Project leader to lead the work on personal monitoring for healthcare application. He is currently a Group Leader at the AEHRC, CSIRO coordinating and directing research teams and scientists, and supervising students in the area of Integrated mobile and telehealth health applications in the management of chronic diseases and aged care. The research work includes a recent publication of the world’s first evidence based mobile health delivery of cardiac rehabilitation.

He is a senior member of the largest biomedical engineering society, IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society and is the founding and current chair of its chapter in Queensland, Australia.
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