Dr Narayan Subedi is a recent PhD graduate from the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN), School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at Deakin University. Using an effectiveness trial on Smartphone Cardiac Rehabilitation, Assisted Self-Management (SCRAM), an innovative digital cardiac rehabilitation intervention, his PhD focused on understanding the potential implementation of digital cardiac rehabilitation in routine practice. Dr Subedi is a Lown Scholar at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University. His research interests include digital health, cardiac rehabilitation, physical activity, chronic disease prevention and management, and implementation science. Narayan completed his undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in public health from the Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Nepal.
Dr Reza Daryabeygi is a recent PhD graduate at the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN), Deakin University, Australia. His research focuses on using digital technologies in chronic disease prevention and management. His key research interests include diabetes, e-/ mHealth, sedentary behaviour, physical activity, diet, micro-randomized trial (MRT) design, and application of computational models in health care. He has completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s in Nutrition Science in Iran. His Master’s thesis research at Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) focused on the application of the Theory of Planned Behaviour to improve carbohydrate counting, physical activity and low-fat dietary behaviours among people with type 2 diabetes