Robert Eikelboom


  • The University of Western Australia (M509), 35 Stirling Highway, Suite 1, Level 2, 1 Salvado Road, Subiaco

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Adj Prof Rob Eikelboom trained as an electronic engineer, and has been involved in medical research for over 30 years. Since 2001 he has focused on ear and hearing research, especially in telehealth and epidemiology.
He holds the position Research Development and Grants Manager at the Ear Science Institute Australia, and also as an Extra-ordinary Professor at the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.
He has authored over 140 peer-reviewed papers and 5 book chapters.

Roles and responsibilities

BE (Electronics), Western Australian Institute of Technology
BApplSc (Biomedical Engineering), Curtin University
PhD (Medical image analysis), The University of Western Australia

Funding overview

- Med-el, Austria (industry funding)
- Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation
- Lions Hearing Foundation
- Raine Foundation
- SHRAC, WA Department of Health
- MHRIF, WA Department of Health
- Commonwealth Department of Health, Hearing Loss Prevention Programme
- Commonwealth Department of Health, RHSET
- Ear Science Institute Australia
- Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
- Clive and Vera Racaciotti


telehealth and telemedicine
public health
service delivery


English and Dutch

External positions

Extraordinary Professor, University of Pretoria

1 Oct 2012 → …

Industry keywords

  • Health
  • Bioinformatics
  • Not for Profit
  • Medicine and Pharma

Research expertise keywords

  • Telemedicine
  • Telehealth
  • Computer-aided diagnosis
  • Hearing loss prevention education
  • Epidemiology of hearing loss and ear disease
  • Audiological research


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