Associate Professor Reeva Lederman

  • Room: Level: 10 Room: 14
  • Building: Doug McDonell Building
  • Campus: Parkville

Research interests

  • Health Information Systems, Online Systems for Mental health, Tangible Information Systems, Online Health Communities, Affordances

Personal webpage


Reeva Lederman is an Associate Professor  in the Department of Computing and Information Systems at The University of Melbourne and has been a faculty member since 2000. She leads the research area "People and Information" and co-ordinates the Computational Bioinformatics and Health Information Systems Research Group.  She is an active member of the international Health Information Systems research community. In 2012 she was awarded  the prestigious Stafford Beer Medal for IS Research and in 2014 she won the  Melbourne School of Engineering annual teaching award for Teaching Excellence.

Recent publications

  1. 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. 2019, Vol. 9, Issue 2. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024104
  2. Lederman, R.; Kesiilwe, AB.; Dreyfus, S.; Knott, J. A time motion study evaluating the impact of information technology on emergency department consultants activities. . Association for Information Systems. 2018.
  3. Alvarez-jimenez, M.; Gleeson, JF.; Bendall, S.; Penn, DL.; Yung, AR.; Ryan, RM.; Eleftheriadis, D.; D'alfonso, S.; Rice, S.; Miles, C.; Russon, P.; Lederman, R.; Chambers, R.; Gonzalez-blanch, C.; Lim, MH.; Killackey, E.; Mcgorry, PD.; Nelson, B. Enhancing social functioning in young people at Ultra High Risk (UHR) for psychosis: A pilot study of a novel strengths and mindfulness-based online social therapy. Schizophrenia Research. ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV. 2018, Vol. 202, pp. 369-377. DOI: 10.1016/j.schres.2018.07.022
  4. 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
  5. Murad, A.; Bosua, R.; Chang, S.; Lederman, R.; Wark, JD. Informing the Design of a health virtual community of practice: a knowledge translation approach. . Association of Information Systems. 2018.
  6. 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
  7. Fan, H.; Lederman, R. Online health communities: how do community members build the trust required to adopt information and form close relationships?. European Journal of Information Systems. TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD. 2018, Vol. 27, Issue 1, pp. 62-89. DOI: 10.1080/0960085X.2017.1390187
  8. Kesiilwe, AB.; Lederman, R.; Dreyfus, S.; Knott, J. The impact of information systems on work structure and culture in an emergency department. . UTS. 2018.
  9. Lederman, R.; Constantinidis, D.; Linden, T.; Corrin, L.; Smith, W.; Pearce, J.; Bailey, J. Using a Traffic Light System to Provide Feedback to IS Masters Students. ICIS 2017: Transforming Society with Digital Innovation. AISel. 2018.
  10. Alamri, H.; Lederman, R.; Bosua, R. Using Online Photo Sharing to Support Parents with Type One Diabetic Children. . UTS. 2018.
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Lederman, R.; Ben-assuli, O. Editorial: Patient-centered health information technology: Preparing for a new era. Health Policy and Technology. ELSEVIER SCI LTD. 2017, Vol. 6, Issue 1, pp. 1-2. DOI: 10.1016/j.hlpt.2016.11.001
  14. Murad, A.; Lederman, R.; Bosua, R.; Chang, S.; Wark, JD. Enhancing General Practitioners Participation in a Virtual Community of Practice for Continuing Medical Education: An Exploratory Study. Studies in health technology and informatics. IOS PRESS. 2017, Vol. 239, pp. 97-103. DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-783-2-97
  15. Abdulaziz, M.; Lederman, R.; Bosua, R.; Chang, S.; Wark, JD. Health Practitioner Perceptions of using a Health Virtual Community of Practice for their Continuing Professional Development. . AISel. 2017.
  16. Beynon-davies, P.; Lederman, R. Making sense of visual management through affordance theory. Production Planning & Control. TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD. 2017, Vol. 28, Issue 2, pp. 142-157. DOI: 10.1080/09537287.2016.1243267
  17. Taylor, NJ.; Lederman, R.; Bosua, R. Medical record support for effective discharge planning. Proceedings of the 25th European Conference on Information Systems, ECIS 2017. Association of Information Systems (AIS). 2017, pp. 2825-2833.
  18. Gleeson, J.; Lederman, R.; Herrman, H.; Koval, P.; Eleftheriadis, D.; Bendall, S.; Cotton, SM.; Alvarez-jimenez, M. Moderated online social therapy for carers of young people recovering from first-episode psychosis: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials. BIOMED CENTRAL LTD. 2017, Vol. 18, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1186/s13063-016-1775-5
  19. Gleeson, J.; Lederman, R.; Koval, P.; Wadley, G.; Bendall, S.; Cotton, S.; Herrman, H.; Crisp, K.; Alvarez-jimenez, M. Moderated Online Social Therapy: A Model for Reducing Stress in Carers of Young People Diagnosed with Mental Health Disorders. Frontiers in Psychology. FRONTIERS MEDIA SA. 2017, Vol. 8, Issue MAR. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00485
  20. Murad, A.; Lederman, R.; Bosua, R.; Chang, S.; Wark, J. Design Considerations for a Virtual Community of Practice for Health Practitioners: A Learner Centred Design Approach. . University of Wollongong. 2016.

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