DR Mark Merolli

DR Mark Merolli


  • Clinical Informatics (allied health informatics, models of care, digital services, self-management support, clinical decision support systems)
  • Consumer-Health Informatics (patient education, self-management support)
  • Digital Health (digital models of care, data, clinical decision-making, clinical decision support systems, self-management support)
  • Participatory Health (technology, information technology, participatory medicine)
  • Physiotherapy (physiotherapy informatics, technology supported clinincal practice in physiotherapy, workforce, physiotherapy university education)
  • Social Media in Health (social media, therapeutic affordances, patient-reported health outcomes)



  • Dr. Mark Merolli is a Physiotherapist, and Senior Lecturer/Research Fellow in Digital Health and Informatics at the University of Melbourne, Australia. He is a Fellow of the Australian College of Health Informatics (ACHI) and Certified Health Informatician Australasia (CHIA). He has a PhD from the University of Melbourne, Health and Biomedical Informatics Centre. His interests include: digital health models of care, physiotherapy, clinical informatics, participatory health, health professional workforce advancement, and digital health in university education.    


Member of

  • Australasian College of Health Informatics. Fellow - Australasian College of Health Informatics 2016 -
  • Health Informatics Society of Australia. Certified Health Informatician Australasia (CHIA) 2016 -
  • Health Informatics Society of Australia. HISA Member 2013 -
  • Australian Physiotherapy Association. APA Member 2006 -


Selected publications



Education and training

  • GCert L&T (Higher Edu), Swinburne University of Technology
  • PhD, University of Melbourne
  • CHIA, University of Melbourne
  • B.Physio (Hons), University of Melbourne

Awards and honors

  • Fellow of the Australian College of Health Informatics, 2019
  • Institute for a Broadband Enabled Society PhD Top-Up Scholarship, 2012
  • Australian Post-Graduate Award, 2012