Robert Jorissen

Dr, BSc (Hons), PhD, Grad Dip Biostat, M Biostat

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Dr Robert Jorissen is a postdoctoral researcher for the ROSA at SAHMRI. His current work involves analysing ROSA registry data on people who are receiving aged care services (both in home and residential aged care) with respect to occurrences such as falls, fractures, medication use and hospitalisations. Robert is passionate about applying data analysis and predictive analytics methodologies to questions whose answers may lead to improvement in patient and population health.

His previous training and experience include a PhD in bioinformatics (University of Melbourne) and a Master of Biostatistics (Monash University). He has previously applied his skills to areas such as molecular epidemiology for colorectal cancer, evaluation of cancer prognosis calculators, statistical and bioinformatics calculations for cancers such as melanoma and lymphoma, analysis of drug screening data and structure-activity analysis of lead compounds against HIV protease and protein structure modelling.

Education/Academic qualification

Masters, Monash University

Award Date: 13 May 2015

Graduate Diploma, Monash University

Award Date: 24 May 2012

PhD, Molecular Modelling of the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor, University of Melbourne

Award Date: 21 Aug 2001

Bachelor of Science (Honours), Microwave spectrum of 2-phenylethanol, Monash University

Award Date: 18 Oct 1995

External positions

Affiliation, Flinders University


  • Aged care
  • Epidemiology
  • statistics

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