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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., 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. Clinical Data Warehousing and Data Analytics
6. Higher Degree Research (M.Phil & PhD) Supervision & Mentoring


Career History
  • Associate Professor
    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: Nov 2016-July 2012
    Information Security Discipline, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Science and Engineering Faculty,
    Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia
  • Senior Lecturer: Dec 2011-July 2006
    Computer Science Discipline, Faculty of Science and Technology,
    Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia
  • Lecturer: Dec 2006-July 2000
    School of Information Systems, Faculty of Information Technology,
    Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia
  • Post Doctoral Fellow in Bioinformatics: Dec 2000-July 1999
    School of Land and Food Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Brisbane
  • Ph.D. Candidate and Lecturer: June 1999-May 1996
    Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Victoria University, Melbourne
  • Lecturer in Information Technology: April 1996-June 1995
    English Language Institute, Victoria University, Melbourne
  • Lecturer & Research Officer, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka: Dec 1994-April 1987
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

M. Law.

[Discipline: Migration Law] Griffith University, Brisbane

Graduate Certificate in Australian Migration Law and Practice.

[Discipline: Migration Law] Griffith University, Brisbane


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


[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 Applied Statistics and Computer Programming]
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

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