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Dr Eric Khong

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 6304 3538, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO21.539
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  6304 3538  
Facsimile: (61 8)  6304 2254  
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO21.539  


Eric is a Senior Lecturer in Postgraduate Medicine within the School of Medical Sciences.

Current Teaching

  • Postgraduate students, Research students
  • Coordinator of Men's Health Units


  • Staff member of ECU since 2004.
  • Work also as a General Practitioner and Liaison GP for BreastScreen WA

Professional Memberships

  • GP Liaison Officer for BreastScreen WA
  • Member of the Breast Cancer Collaborative
  • Member of the Primary Care, Cancer Prevention and Screening Collaborative
  • Member of the Medical Radiation and Cancer Working Group, Cancer Council of WA
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Western Australia
  • On Peer Review Panel of Australian Family Physician Journal for Drug and Alcohol Issues and Breast Diseases.
  • Member Nurses & Midwives Board of WA – Network Advisory Panel and Subsequent Impairment Review Committee
  • Member of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

Research Areas and Interests

  • General Practice, Alcohol and Drug issues

Staff Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine, The University of Western Australia .


Recent Research Grants

  • Online Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Education for the Department of Health,  Department of Health WA,  Tender,  2014 - 2019,  $286,994.
  • Evaluation of Structure and Resources in the Management of Chronic Hepatitis C,  Department of Health WA,  Royal Perth Hospital - Liver Service,  2013,  $28,000.
  • Workforce Development: Hepatitis B and C Health Professional Engagement and Education,  Department of Health WA,  Grant,  2009 - 2013,  $592,014.
  • For the development and implementation of a blended learning program, including e-learning, for the management of sexually transmissible infections as part of a state-wide workforce development program for general practitioners and practice nurses.,  Department of Health WA,  Grant,  2011,  $110,173.
  • Data Review and Clinical Audit of Australian Medical Procedures Research Foundation Limited (AMPRF),  Drug and Alcohol Office,  Grant,  2011,  $66,452.
  • Provision of an E-learning package,  Department of Health WA,  Grant,  2009,  $18,000.
  • Hepatitis C Workforce Development,  Department of Health WA,  Grant,  2008 - 2009,  $132,451.
  • Kids and Parents for Optimal Weight (KAPOW),  Osborne Division of General Practice,  Grant,  2007 - 2008,  $10,000.
  • Evaluation of Falls Linkage Independence Program,  Department of Health WA,  Grant,  2008,  $14,400.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Sim, M., Khong, E., Hulse, G., (2014), Motivational interviewing. Handbook of behavioural medicine, 2(47), 406-428, West Sussex.

Journal Articles

  • Sim, M., McEvoy, A., Wain, T., Khong, E., (2014), Improving health professional's knowledge of hepatitis B using cartoon based learning tools: a retrospective analysis of pre and post tests. BMC Medical Education, 14(online), Article no. 244, United Kingdom, DOI: 10.1186/s12909-014-0244-7.
  • Sim, M., Wain, T., Khong, E., (2011), Aggressive behaviour prevention and management in the general practice environment. Australian Family Physician, 40(11), 866-872, South Melbourne, Victoria.

Conference Publications

  • Sim, M., Khong, E., McEvoy, A., Wain, T., Sim, M., Williams, T., (2013), Cartoons for e-health informatics. Proceedings of the 2nd Australian eHealth Informatics and Security Conference, 50-57, Perth, WA.
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