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Dr Michael Araco

Dr Michael Araco


Michael has experience in digital health including three years with Healthdirect Australia. He is the Medical Advisor for Healthdirect online web content, medicines, mobile app, Video Call, and the NHSD.

He participates in syndromic surveillance as a member of the National Influenza Surveillance Committee. Michael also has 10 years of experience as a Clinical Trial Investigator and Principal Investigator for approximately 250 early phase clinical trials. He completed an internship in medical research commercialisation and venture capital during this time. Michael is a member of the HISA NSW committee and is CHIA certified. He is passionate about solving problems in healthcare with digital solutions and innovation. For example, he has previously designed and built systems to assist clinical trial recruitment using digital channels including social media. Prior to working in digital health and clinical research fields, Michael has 5 years of general medical experience in Victoria.