Dr Farhad Fatehi

Research Fellow

Centre for Health Services Research
Faculty of Medicine
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Dr Farhad Fatehi is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the UQ Centre for Online Health. He also holds a Visiting Scientist appointment at the CSIRO Australian eHealth Research Centre.

In 2014, he completed a PhD degree in the field of Telemedicine, by evaluating outcome of video teleconsultation (remote consultation using videoconference) for the management of diabetes, and comparing it with in-person consultaion. He has published both original and review studies, and presneted the results of his research in national and international conferences and meetings.

Dr Fatehi has contributed to the development of a mobile-based diabetes managmeent system which is currently under evaluation for saving costs and improving efficiency of outpatient clinics of diabetes. In 2015, he was awarded an Early Career Advance Queensland Fellowship for investigating feasibility and effectiveness of a mobile health application for diabetes management. His research interest include evaluation of telemedicine, mobile health (mHealth), and eHealth applications for the management of chronic diseases and in particular diabetes. He is also interested in the development of innovative models of health care using modern information and communications technology.

Research Interests

  • Telemedicine
    Dr. Fatehi has completed a series of research studies on situation analysis, needs assessment, implementation and assessment of telemedicine for the management of diabetes as well as other chronic diseases. The key areas of interest are enablers and barriers of successful implementation of telemedicine services in various heath care settings.
  • Mobile Health (mHealth)
    Dr Fatehi has been involved in several projects on the development, implementation, and evaluation of mobile health applications (apps) in particular for chronic diseases. He is interested in evaluating consumers' perspective and feedback on mobile health apps.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland


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