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Darren Leigh Webb

Darren Leigh Webb

BSc(HumBiol), MCompSc, PhD (PublicHlth), GradCertResComm,
https://smartowlconsulting.com.au https://beinspiredfoundation.com.au https://ecu.edu.au/about-ecu/university-council

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Introduction
Dr Darren Webb holds a PhD in Public Health, a Masters degree in Computer Science, a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology, and a Graduate Certificate in Research Commercialisation. Darren is an Associate Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Digital Health, a Senior Member of the Australian Computer Society and an elected Member of the Edith Cowan University Council. His philanthropic endeavours include being the Chairman and Director of Strategic Partnerships at the Be Inspired Foundation.
Additional affiliations
January 2021 - present
Edith Cowan University
Position
  • University Council Member
Description
  • https://www.ecu.edu.au/about-ecu/university-council
May 2018 - January 2019
Black Swan Health
Position
  • YAppEE Program Engagement Officer
Description
  • YAppEE (Youth App Empowering Employment) mental health program activities.
March 2017 - August 2017
Department of Health (WA Health)
Position
  • Health Promotion Officer
Description
  • Various community-based public health projects (Part-time, 6mth cont).
Education
May 2021 - May 2021
Australian Institute of Company Directors
Field of study
  • Not-for-Profit Director’s Course - Governance Foundations for NFP Directors
January 2019 - January 2021
Wellness Coaching Australia
Field of study
  • Wellness Coaching - Levels 1 & 2 Completed
May 2018 - May 2018
Australian Institute of Company Directors
Field of study
  • Not-for-Profit Director’s Course - Advanced NFP Governance

Publications

Publications (6)
Poster
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The Be Inspired Foundation was founded to provide scholarships for active rehabilitation to disadvantaged Western Australian youth living with chronic disease, cancer, disabilities or major trauma, where beneficiaries receive (exercise, dietary or counselling) support for 12 months. This case study examines the effects of this novel model of care...
Poster
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The aim of the Be Inspired Foundation is to provide the opportunity for disadvantaged youth in Western Australia living with long term impairments to adopt lifelong coping strategies and improve their quality of life.
Thesis
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Sedentary (prolonged sitting) behaviour is now recognised as an independent health risk factor contributing to a number of preventable lifestyle related diseases (Katzmarzyk, Church, Craig, & Bouchard, 2009). The widespread integration of computers into the office environment has seen an increase in employee work time participating in technology fa...
Article
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Hospital and general practice healthcare providers today rely heavily on the information and communication technologies they employ to provide access to patient and associated data. The continuing migration to wireless means of data transfer has afforded system users more convenient and timely access to information via the use of 802.11 based wirel...
Article
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Telemedicine is changing the way medicine can be practiced, and how medical knowledge is communicated, learnt and researched in today’s technologically oriented society. The adoption of internet based communication has significantly expanded the patients’ ability to access a multitude of world class medical information. Research has shown that pati...

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Projects (2)
Project
To create access to wellness for young, disadvantaged Australians living with chronic disease, disability, cancer or major trauma, by providing funding for evidence based integrated health services including exercise, diet and counselling. https://beinspiredfoundation.com.au/
Archived project
This innovation is derived from my Edith Cowan University (ECU) based PhD into reducing the harmful effects of sedentary workplace behaviours within office environments. In association with my industry partner-based research with HBF Health, I collaboratively developed a corporate software application called WebbleMove! that promotes the integration of regular physical activity (PA) tasks among otherwise health-risk exposed sedentary office employees. Webble Guys - WA Health Sustainable Health Review submission http://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/~/media/Files/Corporate/general%20documents/Sustainable%20Health%20Review/Submissions/WebbleGuysPtyLtd.pdf