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Abstract Submission Deadline
26 August, 2022
Early Bird Registration
15 February, 2022
26-28 September, 2022
CEO of Epital HealthDenmark
Hans Erik Henriksen is CEO of Epital Health. Epital Health delivers patient centered digital health solutions and services which help society and healthcare authorities manage chronic patients to improve their quality of life. Until March 2021, Hans Erik Henriksen was CEO of Healthcare DENMARK. Healthcare DENMARK is a public-private partnership organization, with a national mandate to promote Danish healthcare solutions and competencies abroad. He has a solid healthcare background from different executive positions during the latest 20 years including being responsible for IBM Healthcare and Life Sciences in the Northern and Eastern part of Europe.
Edward R. Laskowski, MD, FACSM, CAQSM, FSEM Former Co-Director, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopedics
Justus is Manager at Syte - The Digital Health Institute for Strategy, Reimbursement and Implementation The company has built Digital Health services for some of the largest pharma, medtech and insurance companies globally and publishes regularly research in peer-reviewed journals. It provides a one stop shop approach for Digital Health, ranging from ideation to product development over reimbursement up to international scaling. Justus is coauthor of several publications like “The Economic impact of Artificial Intelligence in healthcare” (Journal of Medical Internet Research) and “Success Factors of Artificial Intelligence Implementation” (Frontiers in Digital Health). He has also been guest lecturing on the topic “From Venture Capital to Venture Client” at IMD in Lausanne and “AI Strategy” at the University of Oxford.
VP HEOR Science Parexel EuropeKozminski UniversityPoland
Driven with the passion to health economics, Katarzyna has more than 20 years of academic and industry experience in the field of healthcare. Holding various Regional and Global leadership positions, she has gained experience with the pricing & reimbursement challenges in both pharma and medtech industry. At AstraZeneca and BiogenIdec, Katarzyna held Global and European positions respectively. At Bristol Myers Squibb and Lundbeck she led Market Access teams in Central Eastern European (CEE) and Nordic Region. After being Senior Sales Director responsible for HEOR at GE Healthcare, she has been supporting various med tech companies with RWE generation and reimbursement submissions for medical devices and digital health solutions globally. Her PhD thesis was developed at the University of York, University of Lund, and University of Bergen as well as during the International Doctoral Courses in the Health Economics and Policy organized by the Swiss School of Public Health. As Vice President of HEOR Science at PAREXEL she supervises various HEOR Modeling teams. At the Kozminski University, she leads International Master Program Health Economics & Big Data (HEBDA) financed by the EU research grant of the National Center for Research and Development. Among HEBDA tutors, there are teachers from the University of Erasmus, the University of Athens, Illinois, and University of Applied Sciences in Berlin. Since October 2020, she is a member of ISPOR’s Health Sciences Policy Council (HSPC). She is the chair of ISPOR Special Interest Group Digital Health as well. The mission is to address new opportunities in the healthcare sector emerging from the increasing use of digital technologies, specifically telemedicine and mobile devices (mHealth), and to evaluate the impact of information and communication technology on health outcomes. The key SIG project is the “Scoping review of digital health definitions used in literature and in practice” Katarzyna Kolasa is the Guest Editor of Special Issue "Quest for Value Drivers of Digital Health Solutions in the Post COVID-19 Era" at International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601) (IF 3.2) She has been collaborating with Ministry of Health in Poland leading the project of the optimal allocation of CT scanners for the Polish Ministry of Health. It was the adaption of evolutionary algorithms to analyze more than 120 mln of historical CT procedures. In addition, her research agenda relates to the value frameworks of medical devices and digital health interventions. She currently serves as external expert for the patients’ preference study to establish attribute for oncological care assessment organized by the Polish HTA agency. The list of her publication can be found here: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=tkigReUAAAAJ&hl=pl
Regional Emergencies DirectorWHO European RegionDenmark
Dr Dorit Nitzan is the Regional Emergency Director for the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region. She joined the WHO in 2005 as the Public Health Services Manager in the South-eastern Europe Health Network, and the Head of Office and WHO Representative in Serbia (including Montenegro at that time). The team led by her received the 21st Century Award by the United Nations Secretary General for the special work done with and for the Roma people. From 2012 to 2016, Dorit served as the WHO Representative in Ukraine. She led the WHO and the Health Cluster humanitarian operations and the polio outbreak response in the country. For the work done, the team led by her received the WHO Director General Reward of Excellence for exceptional contribution to the Organization in 2015. In her current capacity Dorit leads the WHO emergency prevention, preparedness, response and recovery strategies, operations and monitoring and evaluation in the European Region (covering 53 Member States). More specifically, the Incident Management Team (IMST) and WHO Health Emergency (WHE) are assisting countries to plan and prepare for, respond to and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. This incudes regional and national support to: 1. Coordination, planning, financing and monitoring; 2. Risk communicati0on, community engagement and infodemic management; 3. Surveillance, epidemiological investigation, contact tracing, and adjustment of public health and social measures; 4. Points of entry, international travel and transport, and mass gatherings; 5. Laboratories and diagnostics; 6. Infection prevention and control, and protection of the health workforce; 7. Case management, clinical operations, and therapeutics; 8. Operational support and logistics, and supply chains; 9. Maintaining essential health services and systems; and 10. Vaccination (https://www.euro.who.int/en/health-topics/health-emergencies/coronavirus-covid-19 ). Dorit came to WHO from the Israeli Ministry of Health where she served from 1996-2005. Since 1999 she was active in the humanitarian NGO “Physicians for Human Rights”. She also supported humanitarian operations in the Middle East and Ethiopia with the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the World Food Programme, and Columbia University. She covered the areas of nutrition, food safety, public health and emergency response as a consultant in China, Republic of Moldova and the Russian Federation. She led health sector activities in disaster preparedness and response missions to Africa and served the search, rescue and victims identification operations response to the 2004 tsunami in Thailand. Dorit is a pediatrician. She graduated from the Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine, Israel and completed her medical internship in Sapir Medical Center in Kfar-Saba Israel. She completed her three years pediatric residency in Morristown Medical Center, New Jersey, USA following by three years of fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition in Babies Hospital, Columbia University in New York. During the last two years of her fellowship she also graduated from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public health, and she holds n MPH in Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Prior to medicine Dorit graduated from the Hebrew University as a clinical dietitian. She continued working as a dietitian through her medical studies in Israel.
National Institute of Neoplastic DiseasesPeru
Medical Oncologist at the National Institute of Neoplastic Diseases - INEN, Lima - Peru, clinical medicine studies at the Faculty of Human Medicine of the Peruvian University Cayetano Heredia - UPCH, Lima - Peru, post graduate studies with different specialties: General and Oncology Medicine - INEN, Health Services Management - UPCH, Health Administration - UPCH and Medical Audit - USLG; Master's Degree in Molecular Oncology at the National Center for Oncology Research - CENIO of Spain and in Public Health with a Mention in Health Services Management at UPCH; Doctorate studies in Public Health - UPCH, with extensive experience in Clinical Research and postgraduate studies in Molecular Clinical Oncology at the National Cancer Institute - NCI - United States. Since 2000 he has been working in the National Institute of Neoplastic Diseases - INEN, having been a Resident in the Specialty of Oncology Medicine, who for his outstanding professional performance during the years 2002-2003 was appointed Head of Residents of Oncology Medicine and in In the years 2003 - 2004 he carried out specialized training in the specialty of Clinical and Epidemiological Research with Mention in Oncological Medicine. Since 2005, she has been in administrative and clinical work at INEN, appointed as medical oncologist, carrying out in an outstanding way multiple clinical assistance functions, research, education as well as functions of high level of competence and performance in administrative health areas for the prevention and cancer control in Peru, the main positions as General Director of the Department of Diagnostic and Treatment Support Services - DISAD INEN (2010-2012) and Institutional Head of the National Institute of Neoplastic Diseases - INEN (2012-2016). Professor MBA Health of CENTRUM – UPCH (2018-2019) and ongoing Professor for Medical Residents at INEN for peruvian prestigious universities. She has developed the National Plan for Comprehensive Cancer Care and the Improvement of Access to Oncological Services in Peru - "Plan Esperanza", public policy of cancer control in Peru with positive results published in the prestigious high-impact scientific journal Lancet Oncology. She is also the Founder of the INEN Breast Club, the main organization of patients for the control of cancer in women. She has represented Peru in different international organization meetings of public policies on health and Cancer Prevention and Control: ONU, WHO, PAHO, IAEA, IARC, UICC, NCI, RINC and others. She has been awarded important prizes, among the most prominent: Europe Business Assembly - The Socrates Committee Oxford UK “Best Manager of the year” - Institutional Head 2012 - 2016 (March 2017) and member of the Global Leader Club for Regional Best Hospital - Oxford UK, “San Francisco de Borja Award in the degree of Order of San Borja” (May 2016), Award for Business Creativity in Health - UPC, INEN Medical Award “Master Doctor Eduardo Caceres Graziani” Diploma in Master's Degree (April 2014) , “Palma de Oro Award for Citizen Merit 2013” (April 2013), among others. She is the author of many academical publications in Oncology, Public Health, Epidemiology and other related areas, which are published in International and National Scientific Journals, Speaker at different Scientific and Technical Congresses of International and National Academic Organizations”. Member of Academic Societies of national and international prestige such as: American Society of Clinical Oncology - ASCO; American Association for Cancer Research - AACR, Peruvian Society of Mastology, Peruvian Society of Medical Oncology, European Society for Medical Oncology - ESMO, Peruvian Society of Cancerology, Peruvian Helth Administration Society, Peruvian Public Health Academy, Royal Society of Medicine – UK, among others.
Pennsylvania State UniversityUSA
Sangeeta is a public health physician with a proven ability to deliver results under time and resource constraints. Sangeeta’s expertise is in health policy, maternal and child health, health equity, health management, global health in India and the US. She is adept at thinking critically, communicating clearly and solving complex healthcare delivery problems by leveraging creativity, strategic insight, and industry knowledge. Her focus is on being a collaborative, results driven leader with emphasis on innovation and life-long learning. She has been successful in designing and implementing programs in public health at state and federal level in India that resulted in nationally acknowledged improved health outcomes. She has presented at many conferences internationally and published numerous research articles, reports and chapters in books. A nationally and internationally recognized speaker, Sangeeta has been invited to deliver more than 150 presentations at professional healthcare associations and organizations. She obtained her medical education from Maulana Azad Medical College, India, and has been trained at Harvard and Hopkins Universities. She has been the recipient of WHO Fellowship, served as an International Consultant to the WHO, and won an international award from USAID for her deep understanding of health systems.
DeanTemple University Rome campusItaly
Emilia Zankina is Dean of Temple University Rome campus. She holds a Ph.D. in International Affairs and a Certificate in Advanced East European Studies from the University of Pittsburgh. She lectures in public policy and political science and has served as an expert for large EU Commission projects on public administration. Her research spans across public administration reform, gender and politics, and populism. Zankina regularly leads various workshops targeting political leaders, civil servants, and NGO representatives. In the past, Zankina has served as Provost of the American University in Bulgaria, Associate Director of the Center for Russian and East European Studies at the University of Pittsburgh and Managing Editor of East European Politics and Societies.
Karin Ahlin defended her thesis in 2020 at Mid Sweden University on a dissertation entitled "Benefits of Digital Technical Information". Previously, she worked in the IT industry for 25 years after her bachelor's thesis, mainly leading system development projects within the e-health context, within the Swedish and European context. Her research area is information sharing and various aspects, such as the benefits of information sharing and theory formation around information sharing and the design of health applications. She joined the Center for Service Research - CTF at Karlstad University on 1 August 2021 for a two-year postdoc, focusing on the users’ need for information within the e-health context.
Cyprus International UniversityCyprus
Dr. N. Linda Fraim is a Marriage and Family Therapist, NAADAC Certified Addictions Counselor, Trauma Expert, and Health Psychologist who has received her PhD in Health Psychology in 2010 from Walden University. Since then she has worked at various universities in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). Currently she is the Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Cyprus International University. In addition, she currently holds ABD status on her second PhD in Communications and Media Management, where her research is focused on effectiveness of health communication and risky health behaviors among university level students. In the TRNC she has collaborated with the Prime Ministry’s Task Force against Drug Abuse. In addition, she also attends television programs regularly on the TRNC’s national television channel BRT along with other local channels as well. Over the past 10 years, she has provided over 500 professional training sessions and educational seminars to school counselors, psychologists, and mental health workers in Turkey and Azerbaijan in the fields of trauma, health psychology, ethics, and marriage and family therapy. Her research interests include risky health behaviors and interventions, health communication and campaigns, chronic illnesses and management, and changes in family dynamics due to illness.
Polytechnic Institute of SantarémPortugal
José Amendoeira. Completed a Post-Doctoral in Nursing, at University of São Paulo – Brazil; a PhD in Sociology of Education in 2005/03/21 by Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Master in Sociology in 1999/06/01 by Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Bachelor in Nursing in 1982/12/17 by Santarém, License with a Specialization Course in Medical-Surgical Nursing in 1988/07/22 by Escola de Enfermagem de Lisboa. Teacher Coordinator in Instituto Politécnico de Santarém Escola Superior de Saúde, President of School Assembly in Instituto Politécnico de Santarém Escola Superior de Saúde, Coordinator of the Scientific Domain of Life and Health Sciences. Scientific Area Neurosciences, ageing and degenerative diseases and Scientific Subarea Biology of ageing in Instituto Politécnico de Santarém Unidade de Investigação, Researcher Coordinator in Life and Quality Research Center (Funding by Scientific and Technology Foundation), Local Coordinator of the Joint Master Degree Emergency and Critical Care Nursing Course - Emergency Nursing and Critical Care within a Consortium between Instituto Politécnico de Santarém Escola Superior de Saúde, Universidade do Algarve – Escola de Saúde; Napier University from Scotland and Universsity of Oviedo (Consortium Coordinator). Is Invited lecturer (pro bono) within the scope of the PhD in Nursing in Universidade Católica Portuguesa Instituto de Ciências da Saúde, Science and Technology Management in Instituto Politécnico de Santarém Escola Superior de Tecnoligia e Gestão de Santarém and Coordinating Researcher in Instituto Politécnico de Santarém Escola Superior de Saúde. Last five years published around 80 articles (ISI; JCR, SJR; With Peer Review – National and International scientific journals). Has 1 section(s) of books. Organized several scientific event(s). Participated with Oral Communication or Poster, in several event(s). Supervised 20 PhD thesis(es). Supervised 15 MSc dissertation(s). Has received 2 awards and/or honors. Participates and/or participated as Researcher in 3 project(s), with funding from Portugal and Europe. Works in the area(s) of Medical and Health Sciences with emphasis on Health Sciences with emphasis on Nursing, Social Sciences with emphasis on Sociology and Social Sciences with emphasis on Economics and Business with emphasis on Business and Management. In their professional activities interacted with 265 collaborator(s) co-authorship of scientific papers. In his curriculum Ciência Vitae the most frequent terms in the context of scientific, technological and artistic-cultural output are: Nursing Theorists/Theories; Quality; Research; Higher Education; Higher Education in Nursing; Substance Addiction Consequences; Clinical Nursing; Drug; Assessment; Family; Ethics; Nursing as Discipline and Profession; Family; Therapeutic communication; Nurses; Students; Caring Process; Clinical Training; Learningship; Simulation; Pregnant Women; Tobacco; Scales; Empowerment; Action Research; Health Promotion; Youth; Quality of Life; Health Outcomes; Nutrition; Obesity Prevention; Nursing Consultation; patients with Pacemaker/ICD; SelfCare; Health education; Empowerment; Elderly/Aged; Nursing Complex Interventions; Multiculturality; cultural competency; emigrants/immigrants; nursing care; communication; (...).
Institute of University Studies UCCEGMexico
Dr. Garcia holds a Master's degree in Computer Science and a Ph. D. in Education, with honorable mention and academic distinction "SUMMA CUM LAUDE". He has worked at the University of Colima and the Technological Institute of Colima. He currently works as a teacher-researcher at the Centro de Bachillerato Tecnológico Agropecuario (Agricultural Technology High School) No. 148 of Comala, Colima, México and at the Institute of University Studies "UCCEG" (University of Science, Culture, Education and Management) of Colima, México. He is part of the group of additional reviewers of the Iberoamerican Conference on Systems, Cybernetics and Informatics: CISCI Orlando, Florida, USA, an active member of the Latin American and Caribbean Teachers Network (RedDOLAC) and belongs to the National System of Researchers (SNI) of CONACYT.
CEO-Cinkate Pharmaceutical groupChina
Dr. Fei Xiao graduated from the Second Military Medical University in China in 1985, and finished his surgical residency there in 1989. He took a transplantation fellowship in Rush University in Chicago in 1989-1992. In 1992-1998，he became an assistant professor in charge of transplantation research lab. He authored more than 30 peer review articles and four book chapters. He currently is the professor of the China Food and Drug Administration Institute of Executive Development, the director of Su-Zhou Anti-inflammatory Research Institute, China and CEO of Cinkate Pharmaceutical group. As a scientist and entrepreneur, he built platforms for R&D, manufacture and marketing/sales, and practice translational medicine from bench to bedside and to population. After successful launch of the first small molecule entity, leflunomide, in China, he expended his research and practice scopes to the whole cycle of health care managements using IT technology and data science through lifestyle intervention for risk factors reduction, smart system of disease management for improvement of treat-to-target goal reaching on chronic diseases, and on-line patient follow-up and consultation for reduction of health care cost, serving more than 300,000 patients with rheumatic diseases.
Symbiosis International UniversityIndia
Sharnil Pandya is with the Department of Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Symbiosis Institute of Technology, Symbiosis International University. His research interests include Healthcare Informatics, Smart Sensing, and IoT Security. He obtained a Masters in Information Technology from Swinburne University, Australia, and a Doctorate in the domain of Wireless Sensor Networks. He has a special interest in interdisciplinary research and projects. He is also a reviewer for reputed journals such as IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Internet of Things, IEEE Sensors Journal, IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking, ACM Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing, and many more. He has received the “Young Scientist Award” in 2021 in International Scientist Summit 2021, and the “Best Teacher” and “Distinguished Facilitator” Award by Infosys Ltd. Furthermore, he has also worked on three national/international funded projects: Defence Research and Development Organization(DRDO), India, and Department of Science & Technology(DST), NVIDIA GPU Research Centre project, and has published 6 patents.
Indian Institute of Health Management ResearchIndia
Dr. Manish Priyadarshi has a M. Phil and PhD in urban health from Jawaharlal Nehru University, India; Manish Priyadarshi is a Passionate and Result oriented health professional with more than decade of experience in Health and Health policy, Advocacy, Integrated Program Planning, Research, Documentation, Programme Implementation, Partnership Management, Technical Assistance to National and State Government and Resource Mobilization. Dr Manish started his career in health as Programme coordinator in 2007 and has worked in every level of providing solutions and leadership in Health sector. As his career progressed, he worked as Consultant (Research and Evaluation), Research Head and Director (Research and Projects) with Government, Corporate and Research Organizations respectively. Dr Manish Priyadarshi, presented papers at National and International conferences on health and allied sectors and member of Young Demographer (Rostock) and Institute of Social Research (Hamburg). Currently, Dr Manish Priyadarshi working as Associate Professor Public health at IIHMR, New Delhi. He teaches the courses- Public health, Health Policy and Health care delivery system, Research Methodology, health and Development and Urban Health