Bio


Khoa earned his Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (Honours) and Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours) from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia and completed his medical internship at Austin Health, a tertiary teaching hospital in Heidelberg, Australia. He is currently a Master of Science in Public Health candidate from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London with a dual major in Health Economics and Health Services Management and a Master of Science in Bioengineering candidate from Stanford University with a major in Biomedical Devices as an inaugural Australian Fulbright Future Scholar.

Khoa has previously founded HorusAI, a medical AI company recognised by the Victorian Government for excellence in malaria diagnostics, as well as med_hack, an award-winning medical technology hackathon and interdisciplinary community. He has published research with Professor John Fox at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford in AI decision support for kidney transplantation and with IBM Watson Health in computer vision for diabetic retinopathy on a joint Australian Computing Society & IBM Scholarship. Khoa has also served as a medical intern for the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland under VISION2020 Architect Dr. Ivo Kocur and as a clinical researcher in immunogenetics at the Centre for Eye Research Australia.

Khoa aims to improve health equity for disadvantaged populations in both emerging and developed countries by operating at the intersection of clinical medicine, public health, artificial intelligence, bioengineering and creative entrepreneurship to design, construct and implement essential medical devices around the world.

Honors & Awards


  • Fulbright Future Scholarship (Full Scholarship), Australian-American Fulbright Commission (2019-2021)
  • ACS/IBM Scholarship, Australian Computing Society & IBM (2017)
  • Innovation Nation Award, Foundation for Young Australians (2016)
  • MedTech's Got Talent Winner, Victorian Government/STC Australia (2016)

Education & Certifications


  • MScPH, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London (2022)
  • MS Bioengineering, Stanford University (2021)
  • Medical Internship, Austin Health (2019)
  • MBBS(Hons), BMedSc(Hons), Monash University (2017)

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