Dr Winnie Chen

PhD Candidate

Qualifications:

Graduate Certificate in Health Leadership and Management, University of New South Wales, 2022; Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, 2018; Masters of Public Health, University of New South Wales, 2017; Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Melbourne, 2012

Location:

Darwin – Royal Darwin Hospital

Biography:

Dr Winnie Chen is a clinician with research interests in health economics and health informatics.

Winnie is undertaking her PhD with the Territory Kidney Care team at Menzies. She is developing skill sets in health economics (modelled economic evaluations), health informatics (EHR/clinical decision support), and data analysis (Python/R).

Winnie works clinically as a GP and is a lecturer at Flinders NT. Previously, she worked as a medical editor (Medical Journal of Australia) and clinical guidelines editor (Northern Territory Primary Health Network).

  1. RACGP Foundation launches PhD Scholarships

    RACGP Foundation launches PhD Scholarships

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    GPs interested in pursuing a career in research are encouraged to apply for two new scholarships now up for grabs.

  2. Will generative AI have a role in general practice?

    Will generative AI have a role in general practice?

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    To delve into that further, newsGP approached Dr Chen to expand on those views, which she did, with some input from her co-author.

  3. The role of clinical decision tools in chronic disease care

    The role of clinical decision tools in chronic disease care

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    Through RACGP Foundation-supported research, a GP academic is hoping to put an end to ‘blanket recommendations’ for chronic disease.

  4. Get to know your college: Dr Winnie Chen

    Get to know your college: Dr Winnie Chen

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    Dr Winnie Chen is a Darwin local who trained as a doctor down south before moving back home to the Top End. She is a Yr 3 NT Medical Program lecturer, GP and undertaking her PhD with the Territory Kidney Care team at Menzies.

  5. Research can be ‘vital part’ of GPs’ caring role

    Research can be ‘vital part’ of GPs’ caring role

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    Part of a team at Menzies School of Health Research in Darwin, Dr Chen is developing a clinical decision-support tool for chronic diseases, Territory Kidney Care.

  6. CDU student in line to win international competition

    CDU student in line to win international competition

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    An animation created by a Charles Darwin University PhD student is in the running to win an international Visualise your Thesis competition.

  • Chen, W. A practical guide to drafting your first manuscript for publication, Aust J Gen Pract., 2023; 52(10):729-37. https://doi.org/ 10.31128/AJGP-03-23-6744
  • Chen, W., Abeyaratne A., June 2023 correspondence – a quick chat about ChatGPT, Aust J Gen Pract., 2023; 52(6):336. https://www1.racgp.org.au/ajgp/2023/june/june-2023-correspondence
  • Chen, W. A practical guide to statistics for general practice, Australian Journal of General Practice, 2023; 52:317-23. https://doi.org/10.31128/ajgp-11-22-6602
  • Chen, W. Abeyaratne A, Gorham G. et al. Development and validation of algorithms to identify patients with chronic kidney disease and related chronic diseases across the Northern Territory, Australia. BMC Nephrology 2022;23(1):320. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12882-022-02947-9
  • Chen, W., Howard K., Gorham G. et al. Design, effectiveness, and economic outcomes of contemporary chronic disease clinical decision support systems: a systematic review and meta-analysis, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 2022; 2022;29(10):1757-72. https://doi.org/10.1093/jamia/ocac110
  • Chen, W., O’Bryan, C.M., Gorham, G. et al. Barriers and enablers to implementing and using clinical decision support systems for chronic diseases: a qualitative systematic review and meta-aggregation. Implement Sci Commun 2022;3(1):81. https://doi.org/10.1186/s43058-022-00326-x
  • Chen, W., Connor, S. & Gunathilake, M. Men at risk of gonococcal urethritis: a case-control study in a Darwin sexual health clinic. BMC Infectious Diseases. 2019;19(1):991.
  • Reynolds R, Dennis S, Hasan I, Slewa J, Chen W, Tian D, Bobba S, Zwar N. A systematic review of chronic disease management interventions in primary care. BMC Family Practice, 2018;19(11).