Dr Jay Thakkar

Australia

Honorary Fellow

MBBS, MD (Int Medicine), FRACP

Jay Thakkar is research fellow in the Cardiovascular division at The George Institute of Global Health and a PhD student with the School of Public Health at The University of Sydney. He graduated from a prestigious university overseas with honours and a gold medal. He holds the fellowship of the Royal Australasian college of Physicians and is a practicing cardiologist.

Jay’s research focuses on cardiac rehabilitation post acute coronary syndrome using mobile phone based SMS technology to assist behavioral change and support healthy lifestyle. He is a research fellow on TEXTMEDs study. A multicentre study utilizing SMS reminders to enhance medication compliance in post ACS cohort.