Social Media in Community Health Development

Project Leader: Shanton Chang
Staff: Basil Alzougool
Student: Patrick Pang, Xin Li, Ashleigh Buckland, Kayla Heffernan
Collaborators: Professor Suzanne Garland, Professor John Wark
Primary Contact: Shanton Chang (
Keywords: collaboration environment; interaction design; Internet; public health data linkage; social media
Disciplines: Computing and Information Systems
Domains: Networks and data in society

The use of social media in health is a recent development. There are many opportunities for projects in the area. Currently some projects include the following;

Information Seeking Behaviour in Health

Safe Levels of Vitamin D through Mobile Apps

Learning Analytics for Communities of Health Practitioners