Dr Greg Wadley

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  • Building: Doug McDonell Building
  • Campus: Parkville

Research interests

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Technology for Health and Wellbeing

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Greg Wadley is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Computing and Information Systems at The University of Melbourne. He has studied the design and use of technology for health, psychological wellbeing and social interaction. He has collaborated with organizations including Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, the Royal Childrens Hospital, the Australian Catholic University, University of Technology Sydney, and Quit Victoria, and within the University of Melbourne, the Faculties of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, Global and Population Health, and Architecture, Building and Planning. He is co-organizer of the annual Symposium on Computing and Mental Health.

Recent publications

  1. Torous, J.; Wadley, G.; Wolters, MK.; Calvo, RA. 4<sup>th</sup> Symposium on Computing and Mental Health: Designing ethical ementalhealth services. Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI EA '19. ACM Press. 2019. DOI: 10.1145/3290607.3298997
  2. Alvarez-jimenez, M.; Bendall, S.; Koval, P.; Rice, S.; Cagliarini, D.; Valentine, L.; D'alfonso, S.; Miles, C.; Russon, P.; Penn, DL.; Phillips, J.; Lederman, R.; Wadley, G.; Killackey, E.; Santesteban-echarri, O.; Mihalopoulos, C.; Herrman, H.; Gonzalez-blanch, C.; Gilbertson, T.; Lal, S.; Chambers, R.; Daglas-georgiou, R.; Latorre, C.; Cotton, SM.; Mcgorry, PD.; Gleeson, JF. HORYZONS trial: protocol for a randomised controlled trial of a moderated online social therapy to maintain treatment effects from first-episode psychosis services. BMJ Open. BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP. 2019, Vol. 9, Issue 2. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024104
  3. Lederman, R.; Gleeson, J.; Wadley, G.; D'alfonso, S.; Rice, S.; Santesteban-echarri, O.; Alvarez-jimenez, M. Support for Carers of Young People with Mental Illness: Design and Trial of a Technology-Mediated Therapy. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction. ASSOC COMPUTING MACHINERY. 2019, Vol. 26, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1145/3301421
  4. Birk, M.; Wadley, G.; Vanden Abeele, V.; Mandryk, R.; Torous, J. Video games for mental health. Interactions. Association for Computing Machinery. 2019, Vol. 26, Issue 4, pp. 32-36. DOI: 10.1145/3328483
  5. Baptista, S.; Trawley, S.; Pouwer, F.; Oldenburg, B.; Wadley, G.; Speight, J. What Do Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Want from the "Perfect" App? Results from the Second Diabetes MILES: Australia (MILES-2) Study. Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics. MARY ANN LIEBERT, INC. 2019, Vol. 21, Issue 7, pp. 393-399. DOI: 10.1089/dia.2019.0086
  6. Wadley, G.; Calvo, R.; Torous, J.; Czerwinski, M. 3<sup>rd</sup> Symposium on computing and mental health: Understanding, engaging, and delighting users. Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '18. ACM Press. 2018, Vol. 2018-April. DOI: 10.1145/3170427.3170665
  7. Webb, MJ.; Wadley, G.; Sanci, LA. Experiences of General Practitioners and Practice Support Staff Using a Health and Lifestyle Screening App in Primary Health Care: Implementation Case Study.. JMIR mHealth and uHealth. JMIR Publications Inc.. 2018, Vol. 6, Issue 4, pp. e105-. DOI: 10.2196/mhealth.8778
  8. Birk, MV.; Abeele, VV.; Wadley, G.; Torous, J. Forum on video games for mental health. Proceedings of the 2018 Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play Companion Extended Abstracts - CHI PLAY '18 Extended Abstracts. ACM Press. 2018, pp. 683-688. DOI: 10.1145/3270316.3271551
  9. Rice, S.; Gleeson, J.; Leicester, S.; Bendall, S.; D'alfonso, S.; Gilbertson, T.; Killackey, E.; Parker, A.; Lederman, R.; Wadley, G.; Santesteban-echarri, O.; Pryor, I.; Mawren, D.; Ratheesh, A.; Alvarez-jimenez, M. Implementation of the Enhanced Moderated Online Social Therapy (MOST+) Model Within a National Youth E-Mental Health Service (eheadspace): Protocol for a Single Group Pilot Study for Help-Seeking Young People. JMIR Research Protocols. JMIR PUBLICATIONS, INC. 2018, Vol. 7, Issue 2. DOI: 10.2196/resprot.8813
  10. Waycott, J.; Wadley, G.; Baker, S.; Ferdous, HS.; Hoang, T.; Gerling, K.; Headleand, CJ.; Simeone, AL. Manipulating reality? Designing and deploying virtual reality in sensitive settings. Proceedings of the 19th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility - DIS '18. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). 2018, pp. 411-414. DOI: 10.1145/3197391.3197401
  11. Rice, S.; Gleeson, J.; Davey, C.; Hetrick, S.; Parker, A.; Lederman, R.; Wadley, G.; Murray, G.; Herrman, H.; Chambers, R.; Russon, P.; Miles, C.; D'alfonso, S.; Thurley, M.; Chinnery, G.; Gilbertson, T.; Eleftheriadis, D.; Barlow, E.; Cagliarini, D.; Toh, J-W.; Mcalpine, S.; Koval, P.; Bendall, S.; Jansen, JE.; Hamilton, M.; Mcgorry, P.; Alvarez-jimenez, M. Moderated online social therapy for depression relapse prevention in young people: pilot study of a "next generation' online intervention. Early Intervention in Psychiatry. WILEY. 2018, Vol. 12, Issue 4, pp. 613-625. DOI: 10.1111/eip.12354
  12. Davidson, S.; Wadley, G.; Reavley, N.; Gunn, J.; Fletcher, S. Psychological distress and unmet mental health needs among urban taxi drivers: A cross-sectional survey. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD. 2018, Vol. 52, Issue 5, pp. 473-482. DOI: 10.1177/0004867417741556
  13. Visuri, A.; Asare, KO.; Kuosmanen, E.; Nishiyama, Y.; Ferreira, D.; Sarsenbayeva, Z.; Goncalves, J.; Van Berke, N.; Wadley, G.; Kostakos, V.; Clinch, S.; Matthews, O.; Harper, S.; Jenkins, A.; Snow, S.; Schraefel, MC. Ubiquitous Mobile Sensing: Behaviour, Mood, and Environment. International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing. ASSOC COMPUTING MACHINERY. 2018, pp. 1140-1143. DOI: 10.1145/3267305.3274142
  14. Lawrence, C.; Leong, TW.; Gay, V.; Woods, A.; Wadley, G. #thismymob: Digital land rights and reconnecting indigenous communities. ozchi workshop brisbane 2017. Proceedings of the 29th Australian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction - OZCHI '17. ACM Press. 2017, pp. 646-647. DOI: 10.1145/3152771.3156192
  15. Santesteban-echarri, O.; Rice, S.; Wadley, G.; Lederman, R.; D'alfonso, S.; Russon, P.; Chambers, R.; Miles, CJ.; Gilbertson, T.; Gleeson, JF.; Mcgorry, PD.; Alvarez-jimenez, M. A next-generation social media-based relapse prevention intervention for youth depression: Qualitative data on user experience outcomes for social networking, safety, and clinical benefit. Internet Interventions. ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV. 2017, Vol. 9, pp. 65-73. DOI: 10.1016/j.invent.2017.06.002
  16. D'alfonso, S.; Santesteban-echarri, O.; Rice, S.; Wadley, G.; Lederman, R.; Miles, C.; Gleeson, J.; Alvarez-jimenez, M. Artificial Intelligence-Assisted Online Social Therapy for Youth Mental Health. Frontiers in Psychology. FRONTIERS MEDIA SA. 2017, Vol. 8, Issue JUN. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00796
  18. Webb, M.; Wadley, G.; Kauer, S.; Sanci, LA. CHECK UP GP: IMPLEMENTING A CO-DESIGNED HEALTH AND LIFESTYLE SCREENING APP TO IMPROVE PATIENT-CENTRED CARE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN PRIMARY CARE. Journal of Adolescent Health. ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC. 2017, Vol. 60, Issue 2, pp. S14-S15. DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2016.10.049
  19. Smith, W.; Wadley, G.; Daly, JO.; Webb, M.; Hughson, J.; Hajek, J.; Parker, A.; Woodward-kron, R.; Story, DA. Designing an App for Pregnancy Care for a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Community. Proceedings of the 29th Australian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction - OZCHI '17. The Association for Computing Machinery. 2017, pp. 337-346. DOI: 10.1145/3152771.3152807
  20. Webb, MJ.; Wadley, G.; Sanci, LA. Improving Patient-Centered Care for Young People in General Practice With a Codesigned Screening App: Mixed Methods Study. JMIR mHealth and uHealth. JMIR PUBLICATIONS, INC. 2017, Vol. 5, Issue 8. DOI: 10.2196/mhealth.7816

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