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 School of Computing and Information Systems at The University of Melbourne and has been a faculty member since 2000. She leads the Digital Ethics group in CIS and the research area "People and Information" 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 M, Bendall C, 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 S, McGorry P, Gleeson J. 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
  2. Lederman R, Gleeson J, Wadley G, D'Alfonso S, Rice S, Santesteban-Echarri O, Alvarez M. Support for Carers of Young People with Mental Illness: Design and Trial of a Technology-Mediated Therapy. ACM TRANSACTIONS ON COMPUTER-HUMAN INTERACTION. Association for Computing Machinery. 2019, Vol. 26, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1145/3301421
  3. Kesiilwe A, Lederman R, Dreyfus S, Kurnia S, Knott J. The Impact of Information Systems Use on Work Tasks and Work Practices in an Emergency Department.. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2019, Vol. 266. DOI: 10.3233/SHTI190781
  4. Lederman R, Kesiilwe A, Dreyfus S, Knott J. A time motion study evaluating the impact of information technology on emergency department consultants activities. 26th European Conference on Information Systems: Beyond Digitization - Facets of Socio-Technical Change, ECIS 2018. Association for Information Systems. 2018.
  5. Alvarez M, Gleeson J, Bendall C, Penn DL, Yung A, 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 P, Nelson C. 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. 2018, Vol. 202. DOI: 10.1016/j.schres.2018.07.022
  6. Rice S, Gleeson J, Leicester S, Bendall C, D'Alfonso S, Gilbertson T, Killackey E, Parker A, Lederman R, Wadley G, Santesteban-Echarri O, Pryor I, Mawren D, Ratheesh A, Alvarez 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. University of Toronto. 2018, Vol. 7, Issue 2. DOI: 10.2196/resprot.8813
  7. Murad A, Bosua R, Chang S, Lederman R, Wark J. Informing the Design of a health virtual community of practice: a knowledge translation approach. 26th European Conference on Information Systems: Beyond Digitization - Facets of Socio-Technical Change, ECIS 2018. AISel. 2018.
  8. 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 GL, Gilbertson T, Eleftheriadis D, Barlow E, Cagliarini D, Toh J-W, McAlpine S, Koval P, Bendall C, Jansen JE, Hamilton M, McGorry P, Alvarez M. Moderated online social therapy for depression relapse prevention in young people: pilot study of a "next generation' online intervention. EARLY INTERVENTION IN PSYCHIATRY. Blackwell Publishing Asia. 2018, Vol. 12, Issue 4. DOI: 10.1111/eip.12354
  9. 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. Palgrave. 2018, Vol. 27, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1080/0960085X.2017.1390187
  10. Kesiilwe A, Lederman R, Dreyfus S, Knott J. The impact of information systems on work structure and culture in an emergency department. Australasian Conference on Information Systems. 2018.
  11. Lederman R, Beynon-Davies P. Understanding the Tangible within Information Systems. International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). AISel. 2018.
  12. Lederman R, Beynon-Davies P. Understanding the tangible within is. International Conference on Information Systems 2018, ICIS 2018. 2018.
  13. Alamri H, Lederman R, Bosua R. Using Online Photo Sharing to Support Parents with Type One Diabetic Children. Australasian Conference on Information Systems. 2018.
  14. Santesteban-Echarri O, Rice S, Wadley G, Lederman R, D'Alfonso S, Russon P, Chambers R, Miles C, Gilbertson T, Gleeson J, McGorry P, Alvarez 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-THE APPLICATION OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN MENTAL AND BEHAVIOURAL HEALTH. Elsevier. 2017, Vol. 9. DOI: 10.1016/j.invent.2017.06.002
  15. D'Alfonso S, Santesteban-Echarri O, Rice S, Wadley G, Lederman R, Miles C, Gleeson J, Alvarez M. Artificial Intelligence-Assisted Online Social Therapy for Youth Mental Health. FRONTIERS IN PSYCHOLOGY. Frontiers Research Foundation. 2017, Vol. 8, Issue JUN. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00796

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