Dr Winnie Chen
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
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).
To delve into that further, newsGP approached Dr Chen to expand on those views, which she did, with some input from her co-author.
Through RACGP Foundation-supported research, a GP academic is hoping to put an end to ‘blanket recommendations’ for chronic disease.
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.
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.
An animation created by a Charles Darwin University PhD student is in the running to win an international Visualise your Thesis competition.
- 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., 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).