Associate Professor Angie Abdel Shafei

Dean (Business)

College of Business, Government and Law

place Law & Commerce (3.06)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Associate Professor Angie Shafei , MD DBA, is an interdisciplinary Clinical Pathologist, Pracademic, Health Management Consultant and Researcher. Her main interests are innovation, health transformation and digital health.

She has 20+ years of experience in the medical, education, quality and accreditation sectors in Australia, North Africa and the Gulf. She is an Associate Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Service Management and Co-founder of InnovateInn, a Technology start-up specializing in Medtech and AgriTech. She is a research commercialization expert with hands-on experience in Health Transformation, who uses her unique interdisciplinary expertise to engage in translational research and has published in peer-reviewed publications in digital health, PREMs, ConsumerX, mHealth, Telehealth, quality improvement and patient-centred service delivery models.

Her research interests span the healthcare consumer journey and experience, digital health and uses of emerging technology in improving the healthcare delivery including health apps, wearables, virtual reality, mHealth, telehealth, and social media in health. She is a member of the Australasian Institute of Digital Health and Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management .

  • Doctorate of Business Administration (D.B.A.), Maastricht School of Management, 2008.
  • Medical Doctorate (M.D.), Cairo University, 2004.
  • M.Phil , Maastricht School of Management, 2005.
  • M.B.A. , Maastricht School of Management, 2002.
  • M.Sc. , Cairo University, 2000.
  • M.B.B.S , Cairo University, 1996.
Honours, awards and grants

Angie is a life-long learner, her Doctorate of Business Administration focused on patient-centred models of healthcare, developing new service delivery models for continuous improvements and involved co-design to improve consumer experiences. Her Medical Doctorate focused on studies on Interferon Alpha Gene Expression on Human Hepatic Cells. She is currently doing a third Doctorate in the University of Adelaide in Health Economics. Angie is an Associate Fellow in the Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM), a member of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators, the Australasian Institute of Digital Health and Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management.

Key responsibilities
  • Director of Healthcare Management Programs
  • Associate Professor and Course Coordinator
  • Chair of Course Quality Advisory Group for Healthcare management.
  • Chair of Curriculum Review Committee for Healthcare management.
  • Chair of Industry Advisory Board for healthcare management.
  • Chair of Australian-Arab Working Group.
  • Accreditation Lead for Healthcare management programs.
Topic coordinator
HACM9100 Leadership in Health and Aged Care
HACM9101 Leading Organizations in Health and Aged Care
HACM9301 Major Project
HACM9400 Major Thesis in Healthcare Management
HSMT9008 Major project in Healthcare Management (China)
HSMT9017 Introduction to Hospital and Health Services Management
HACM8004 Virtual Health, Innovation and Co-Design
Supervisory interests
Digital health
Innovation and technology management
Outcomes of innovation in medical education
Patient experience
Patient/consumer, safety and quality
Social media, multimedia and health communication
Higher degree by research supervision
Principal supervisor: Management and Marketing (4)
Associate supervisor: Management and Marketing (1)