Claudia Lindner is currently a Sir Henry Dale Fellow and Senior Research Fellow in the Division of Informatics, Imaging & Data Sciences at the University of Manchester. Her research interests seek to the automated analysis of medical images to study, diagnose and manage musculoskeletal disorders. Dr. Linder uses methods from computer vision, machine learning and data science to develop accurate systems for outlining and analyzing structures in widely used medical images such as radiographs.
Lorenzo Mucchi is an Associate Professor and Research Scientist in the Department of Information Engineering at the University of Florence, Italy. He received the Dr. Eng. Degree (Laurea) in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Florence (Italy) in 1998 and the Ph.D. in Telecommunications and Information Society in 2001. His research interests seek to theoretical modelling, algorithm design and real measurements in physical-layer security, visible light communications, spread spectrum techniques, localization, body area networks, biometric encryption, molecular communications, diversity techniques and interference management. Dr. Mucchi is the chair of the European Telecommunications Standard Institute, Smart Body Area Network group, and team leader of the special task force 511 “SmartBAN Performance and Coexistence Verification”.
Ilkka K. Korhonen
Ilkka Korhonen is currently an Adjunct Professor in Faculty of Biomedicine and Health, Tampere University, Finland, and SW Engineering Manager in Parameters & Wearables organisation at GE HealthCare Finland. He has more than 30 years of expertise in HealthTech, wearables, algorithms and sensing technology, research and translating research into products, partner relations, and business development. His research interests seek to personal health systems, eHealth/mHealth, biosignal interpretation, health monitoring, and wearable health sensors, and decision making based on sensor data in critical care and anesthesia. Dr. Korhonen has been CTO and co-founder of PulseOn Oy, CTO of Firstbeat Technologies, Clinical Algorithm Lead at Meta Platforms Inc, and Senior Manager at Nokia Wellness Business Program, as well as served at VTT in various positions from Research Manager and Research Professor to Principle Research Scientist, and hold a professorship at Tampere University of Technology.
Gillian Vesty is an Associate Professor and Deputy Dean L&T in the School of Accounting, Information Systems and Supply Chain at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. She is a member of CPA Australia, a Board Member of IMA ANZ chapter. Her research interests seek to align management accounting’s performance evaluation and strategic budgeting with social impact research that address health and wellbeing challenges from an environmental and value-based healthcare perspective. Dr. Vesty is also an active Board Member of Games for Change, Asia Pacific, fostering the nexus between simulated artefacts in the form of serious games to provide a powerful vehicle for ongoing experimental research. She is on the editorial board of Accounting Auditing and Accountability Journal.
Flavio Esposito received his Ph.D. in Computer Science at Boston University in 2013, and his Master of Science in Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Florence, Italy. His research interests include network management, network virtualization and distributed systems. Prior to joining SLU, Flavio worked at Exegy, St. Louis and at Alcatel-Lucent, Italy. Flavio interned at Bell Laboratories, NJ, at Raytheon BBN Technologies, MA, and at EURECOM, France; he was also a visiting researcher at the Center for Wireless Communications, Finland. Most of Flavio’s research centers on cyber-physical systems and networked systems: network virtualization, network management, Software-Defined Networks (SDN), network architectures and wireless networks. Healso enjoys working on interdisciplinary problems.
Janne Martikainen is a health economist and professor of pharmacoeconomics at the University of Eastern Finland. He is also the head of the House of Effectiveness at University of Eastern Finland. His research interests seek to health economic evaluation and outcomes research on the prevention and treatment of cardiometabolic diseases and memory disorders by using different computational methods and multiple data sources, including electronic health records, genomic, survey, and other real-world data. Dr. Martikainen was participating in the establishment of the Finnish national centre for social and health care effectiveness, which has started its operations in 2023.
Katri Kontio is a Regional Advisor in Health Information and Digital Health in the Pan American Health Organization. Her research interests seek to information management and digital health initiatives to address healthcare disparities. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Doctoral Researcher Kontio played a pivotal role as a member of the COVID-19 task force, contributing her expertise to surveillance, telehealth and digital enhanced outbreak data management, particularly in the Pacific region.
Arild Faxvaag is a professor in Health informatics. His research is centered around understanding how health professionals and patients utilize knowledge to analyse and solve health problems and around using this insight to develop IT-solutions that enables patients, personnel, institutions and governments to realize knowledge-based care in a safe, effective, equal and more sustainable way. Arild Faxvaag is also a senior advisor at Department of medicine and analysis, Helseplattformen A/S.
Rune Pedersen is a department manager and senior researcher at Norwegian Centre for E-health Research. He is also an Associate Professor in the UiT Arctic University of Norway. His research interests seek to the development of holistic clinical patient journeys by using heterogeneous interoperable EPR systems.
Christian Nøhr is a Professor at Aalborg University, Denmark. Professor Nøhr has also been working in the University of Southern Denmark. His research interests seek to health informatics and health care, and he has published a lot of user experience of electronic health record systems. He is the past President of the Nordic eHealth Research Network. He is also the main organizer of the Danish eHealth Observatory -conference.
Jeppe Eriksen is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Planning at the Aalborg University, Denmark. His research interests seek to health technology research, patient reported outcomes, and electronic patient-reported outcomes. His latest publication deals with citizens’ experiences of digital health services. Dr. Eriksen is the current president of the Danish Society of Digital Health.
Sabine Koch is the Strategic Professor of Health Informatics at Karolinska Institutet and the Director of the Health Informatics Centre at the LIME, the Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics, Sweden. Her research interests seek to medical informatics and human-computer interaction to enhance decision making. Dr. Koch is also a Past President of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA), Editor-in-Chief of Methods of Information in Medicine, Associate Editor of Applied Clinical Informatics, and Member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Medical Informatics.
Gudrun Audur Hardardottir
Gudrun Hardardottir is a Project Manager at the National Centre for eHealth in Iceland. Her research interests seek to the development and implementation of national digital health solutions including the ePrescription system, the National Citizen Health Portal, and the National Electronic Health Record. Dr. Hardardottir is also the coordinator of the National Contact Point for eHealth and the Patient Summary in Iceland. She serves on several eHealth committees, both domestically and internationally.
Professor Dr. Elmar Kotter is the Head of Imaging Informatics in the Department of Radiology at Freiburg University Medical Center in Germany. Dr. Kotter is an Associate Professor of Radiology at Freiburg University and the author or co-author of more than 70 peer-reviewed papers. Dr. Kotter is past-chair of the eHealth and Informatics subcommittee of the European Society of Radiology and Past-President of the European Society of Imaging Informatics (EuSoMII).
Professor Tomohiro Kuroda is the director of Division of Medical Information Technology and Administrative Planning (Chief Information Office) of Kyoto University Hospital, Japan, where he also serves as the director of the center for Digital Transformation of Healthcare and the professor of medical informatics in the graduate school of medicine and the graduate school of informatics. His current research interests include Human Interface, Virtual/Augmented Reality, Wearable/Ubiquitous Computing, and Medical/Assistive informatics. He is the president of JSMBE, and of the University Hospital CIO Association of Japan, and a board member of JAMI, and a member of IEEE, ISVR, VRSJ, HISJ and others.
Joan Condell is a Professor in the Intelligent Systems Research Centre at the Ulster University, Ireland. She is a senior fellow of the Centre for Higher Education Research and Practice at Ulster and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Her research interests seek to digital intelligent and imaging technologies in security, wearables, energy and associated application areas. Dr. Condell was awarded a Distinguished Teaching and Learning Fellowship in 2011, regularly has External Examiner positions in UK and Ireland in teaching and research and is also a member of the Royal Irish Academy Engineering committee. She regularly sits on funding review panels for the UK Research Councils, the Irish Research Council, Innovate UK and UK Research and Innovation.
Prof. Dr. med. Jochen Klucken is a neurologist, neuroscientist, full professor and the FNR-PEARL Chair of Digital Medicine and head of the Digital Medicine research group (dMed) at the LCSB (Luxembourg Center for Systems Biomedicine) of the University of Luxembourg, the LIH (Luxembourg Institute of Health) and the CHL (Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg). Prof. Klucken`s research focuses on I) shaping and innovating personalised digital healthcare solutions, and II) evaluating the medico-socio-economic benefit of new digital medical devices and services. Prof. Klucken is also co-leading as a rapporteur the EU taskforce for harmonized Evaluation of digital medical devices with a strong focus on Digital Medical Devices and their innovative clinical evaluation frameworks. He has a broad experiences with start-ups, public and private clinical research requirements for innovative healthcare technologies as sustainable data-driven healthcare services.