Professor Anthony Maeder

Academic Level E

College Services, Nursing and Health Sciences

place Bedford Park (2.06)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Anthony Maeder joined Flinders University in April 2016 as Chair in Digital Health Systems and retired in 2020. His prior position was at Western Sydney University, where he founded the Telehealth Research and Innovation Laboratory (THRIL) in 2010. He was previously appointed as Research Director of the CSIRO Australian eHealth Research Centre in Brisbane, from 2004 to 2008. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia and a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society. He was a member of the Standards Australia IT-14 Health Informatics Committee from 2006. Professor Maeder was president of the Australasian Telehealth Society in the period 2010-2012, and on the Governing Board of the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth 2013-2018. In 2015 he was appointed as the Fulbright Distinguished Professor in Life Sciences and Agriculture at Kansas State University.


Grad Cert (Higher Ed), Queensland University of Technology 1999

PhD (Computing), Monash University 1992

MSc (Computer Science), University of Natal 1982

BScHons (Computer Science), University of the Witwatersrand 1980

BSc, University of Natal 1979

Honours, awards and grants

Fulbright Distinguished Professor in Agriculture and Life Sciences, Kansas State University 2015

Honorary Professor, College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal 2014

Distinguished Visiting Professor in Information Systems, Rhodes University 2013

Key responsibilities

Digital Health Systems

  • digital health & eHealth