About HISA


The Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA) is Australia’s peak professional body for the digital health community.

HISA members are health informaticians, clinicians, researchers, healthcare managers and executives, data analysts, designers, project managers, business analysts, technologists and innovators.

Special digital health interest areas include cybersecurity, clinical informatics, nursing informatics, health UX, digital hospitals and precision medicine. A dynamic calendar of events includes educational speakers, networking and a major scientific conference.

With corporate collaboration, university sector support, strong government relationships and industry connections, our members have unlimited opportunities for digital health career advancement and professional development.

As a leading member of the global health informatics and digital health network, HISA is also the forum for sharing international best practice, digital healthcare trends and health system innovation. In its 25th year, the Health Informatics Society of Australia continues to fulfil its vision of transforming healthcare through information and technology.

Who we are behind the scenes

Joanna Dekleuver

Chief Finance & Knowledge Officer

Josie Di Donato

Advocacy & Leadership Director

Miroslav Dzoic

Membership & Professional Development Officer

Carly Faragher

Director Corporate Partners

Sharlene Gunatilake

Conference and Events Manager

Jan Hobson

Web Developer

Heather Hunt

Communications, Marketing & Engagement Director

Biba Ignjatovic

Creative Director

Val Issa

Digital Media Coordinator

Kristal Kitto

Executive Assistant

Désirée McNeile McCormick

Professional Development Officer

Greg Moran

Innovation & Business Development

Meera Rajagopal

Marketing & Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator

David Rowlands

Chief Health Informatician Workforce & Professional Advancement Director

Dr Louise Schaper PhD


Belinda Yasar

Senior Coordinator Conference & Events

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