Dr Yih Kai Chan - Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research (Faculty of Health Sciences)

Accreditation in-progress - Supervisor is eligible to co-supervise with another fully accredited supervisor (Principal Supervisor)


Dr Yih Kai Chan is a research fellow at the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research, Australian Catholic University. He has over 10 years of academic teaching, clinical and scientific experience across the full spectrum of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity research. He currently leads the clinical data management group and works in an integrated portfolio of studies designed to develop, test and apply innovative, cost-effective health interventions to address the current gaps in our ability to prevent, detect and manage cardiovascular disease, obesity and associated metabolic disorders. He has published more than 40 peer-reviewed papers in prestigious international journals including the Lancet, BMJ, European Heart Journal and Circulation and is a regular presenter at National/International cardiology conferences.


Phone :8054 (Melbourne)
Email :yihkai.chan@acu.edu.au
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Research Interests

Cardiovascular Disease ; Diabetes ; Metabolic dyndrome and dyslipidaemia ; Overweight and obesity ; Nutrition and appetite regulation ; CVD and diabetes risk ;

Methods Expertise

Health services research ; Health economics ; Randomised controlled clinical trials ; Point of care testing ; Diet provision and control ; Trial management and co-ordination ; Data management ;

Research Projects

No research project is currently recorded.

Selected Publications


Standard vs. intensified management of heart failure to reduce healthcare costs: results of a multicentre, randomized controlled trial, in European Heart Journal

Comparison of contemporaneous responses for EQ-5D-3L and Minnesota Living with Heart Failure; a case for disease specific multiattribute utility instrument in cardiovascular conditions, in International Journal of Cardiology

Small particle size lipid emulsions, satiety and energy intake in lean men, in Physiology & Behavior

Multimorbidity and the Risk of All-Cause 30-Day Readmission in the Setting of Multidisciplinary Management of Chronic Heart Failure: A Retrospective Analysis of 830 Hospitalized Patients in Australia., in The Journal of cardiovascular nursing


Current and projected burden of heart failure in the Australian adult population: a substantive but still ill-defined major health issue, in BMC Health Services Research

Gender-specific secondary prevention? Differential psychosocial risk factors for major cardiovascular events, in BMJ Open Heart

Impact of Nurse-Led, Multidisciplinary Home-Based Intervention on Event-Free Survival Across the Spectrum of Chronic Heart Disease: Composite Analysis of Health Outcomes in 1226 Patients From 3 Randomized Trials, in Circulation

Left ventricular diastolic function is associated with cognitive impairment in patients at risk of heart failure, in EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL

Integrity of the Human Faecal Microbiota following Long-Term Sample Storage, in PloS one


Standard versus atrial fibrillation-specific management strategy (SAFETY) to reduce recurrent admission and prolong survival: pragmatic, multicentre, randomised controlled trial, in The Lancet