Priyanka is a Registered Nurse and digital health technology researcher. She is the Research Associate for ‘Technology and Innovations’ stream of the End of Life Directions in Aged Care [ELDAC] Project at Flinders University. Her work focuses on developing, implementing, and evaluating an evidence based palliative care digital dashboard for the Australian aged care sector.
Priyanka’s research interests include digital health, chronic disease management, pain self-management, and aged care. She is particularly interested in investigating the use of digital technologies in the context of chronic, aged, and palliative care. Her mixed methods doctoral project explored the feasibility of using a pain self-management app to help older people better manage their arthritic pain. In addition to her digital technology expertise, Priyanka also has extensive experience in the area of clinical trials recruitment, trial implementation, data monitoring, and safety reporting procedures. Priyanka is a member of the University of Notre Dame, School of Nursing Ethics committee, and serves as a peer-reviewer for Collegian, Chronic illness, and Translational and behavioral medicine.
Doctor of Philosophy
University of Notre Dame Australia (2020)
Thesis: Using Digital health technology to optimize older people’s pain self-management capabilities. DigiTech Pain Project.
Bachelor of Nursing Honours (First Class)
University of Technology Sydney (2014)
Thesis: Pain in older chronic heart failure patients. PAIN Study
Bachelor of Nursing
University of Notre Dame Australia (2011)
Oceanic Palliative Care Conference (2019)
Palliative Care Nurses Australia Conference (2018)
The University of Notre Dame Australia (UNDA)
The University of Technology of Sydney, (UTS)
Coordination of ELDAC project's Stream 2 activities.
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