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Tony Sahama

I am an open minded transdisciplinary researcher. My research engagements are Information Accountability, Health Information Privacy, and Security, Cybersecurity and Healthcare Information Technology (e.g., Digital Health, Health Informatics, Medical Informatics, eHealth and Health Information Systems Design, Development and Deployment). I am committed to sharing knowledge and experiences that I have acquired with people and the society. I am a team player, passionate academic, dedicated mentor and research supervisor engaging in transdisciplinary research activities to facilitate collaborative practice-based inquiry of learning and research endeavours.

I can help you with:
1. Information Accountability (Data Use and Users)
2. Intrusion detection and Cyber-risk assessments
3. Health Information Risk Management (e.g., Privacy & Security)
4. Health Information System Design, Development and Deployment
5. Digital Health, UX-Design and Data Visualisation
6. Clinical Decision Support Systems and Clinical Data Warehousing
7. Data Analytics (Health Data Analytics Special Cases)
8. Higher Degree Research (HDR) Supervision & Mentoring

9. HDR Stat Support
10. Research Proposal Review (Including business models)

Career History
  • Professor (Associate): June 2017 — Dec 2017
    School of Computing, Information and Mathematical Sciences (SCIMS),
    ICT Building-A, Room A417
    The University of South Pacific (USP), Laucala Campus, Suva, Fiji.
    T: +679 32 32170 (direct)
  • Senior Lecturer: July 2012 — Nov 2016
    Information Security Discipline, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Science and Engineering Faculty,
    Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia
  • Senior Lecturer: July 2006 — Dec 2011
    Computer Science Discipline, Faculty of Science and Technology,
    Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia
  • Lecturer: July 2000 — Dec 2006
    School of Information Systems, Faculty of Information Technology,
    Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia
  • Post Doctoral Fellow in Bioinformatics: July 1999 — Dec 2000
    School of Land and Food Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Brisbane
  • Ph.D. Candidate and Lecturer: May 1996 — June 1999
    Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Victoria University, Melbourne
  • Lecturer in Information Technology: June 1995 — April 1996
    English Language Institute, Victoria University, Melbourne
  • Lecturer & Research Officer, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka: April 1987 — Dec 1994
Academic Qualifications


[Discipline: Higher Education: Online Design; Curriculum Design; Assessment & Evaluation and Context & Issues in Higher Education]
Faculty of Education, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia.

M. Law.

[Discipline: Migration Law] Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.


[Discipline: Computer Science: Deterministic, Computational Modelling, and Simulation]
Some Practical Issues in the Design and Analysis of Computer Experiments
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.


[Discipline: Statistical Computing and Bioinformatics]
Effect of Improved Protein Nutrition on Growth, Rumen Parameters, Blood Metabolites and Puberty in Water
Buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) Heifers – Randomised Control Trial – (RCT)
Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Kandy, Sri Lanka.


[Major in Computer Programming and Applied Statistics]
Evaluation of Growth Characteristics and Nutritive Value of Stylosanthes to Applied Molybdenum with or without
Inoculum – Split Plot Experiment
Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

Research Associations

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