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How Can Digital/Mobile Health Improve Healthcare Delivery and Economy in Armenia
July 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
About the Speaker:
Professor Robert S. H. Istepanian is an honorary visiting professor at the Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College, London. He is recognized as one of the leading authorities and pioneer of mobile healthcare and the first scientist to have coined and defined the concept of ‘m-Health.’ He is a WHO expert advisor on their Guideline Development Group (GDG) for digital health interventions. He has held several senior academic and research posts in the UK and Canada. These include professorship of Data Communications for Healthcare and the founding Director of the Medical Information and Network Technologies Research Centre (MINT) at Kingston University, London. He was a visiting professor at St. George’s Medical School, University of London and the Leverhulme Distinguished visiting fellow at the Centre for Global e-Health Innovation, University of Toronto. He also held senior lectureships in the universities of Portsmouth and Brunel University, UK; and associate professorship at Ryerson University, Toronto with adjunct professorship at the Western University, Ontario, Canada.
He served as an expert on numerous assessment and peer evaluation panels on digital and mobile healthcare and innovation technology funding in UK, Holland, Finland, Ireland, Canada and other countries. He served on the editorial boards of numerous international journals and is a keynote speaker at numerous international conferences in USA, Canada, EU and other countries. His publications exceed 200 peer-reviewed journals, conference papers and books including a recent book on mobile health (m-Health) published by John Wiley- IEEE Press, 2017.