Horia-Nicolai TEODORESCU, Technical University of Iasi, Member of the Romanian Academy

Contributions to AI in Medicine in Several European Countries

Horia-Nicolai Teodorescu is a professor at the Technical University of Iasi. He served as a visited or invited professor at several universities, including Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan, EPFL Lausanne Switzerland, University of Leon, Spain, and University of South Florida, Tampa, USA. He is a member of the Romanian Academy.

 
 

 

Marius George LINGURARU, Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children's National Health System in Washington, DC, USA

AI in Pediatric Medical Imaging: Digital Dysmorphology for Diverse Populations with Genetic Syndromes

Marius George Linguraru, DPhil MA MSc loves working with multidisciplinary teams of clinicians, scientists and engineers to help children grow healthy and happy. He is Principal Investigator in the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children's National Health System in Washington, DC, where he founded and directs the Precision Medical Imaging Group. Dr. Linguraru is also Professor of Radiology and Pediatrics and Secondary Professor of Biomedical Engineering at George Washington University. He co-founded PediaMetrix LLC, a company focused on infant well-being by creating solutions to improve the management of conditions of early childhood. He joined the Sheikh Zayed Institute from the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, where he maintains an appointment as Associate Investigator. He completed his doctorate at the University of Oxford and holds masters degrees in science and in arts from the University of Sibiu. He held fellowships at the French National Institute of Research in Computer Science and at Harvard University. 
Dr. Linguraru is the recipient of numerous awards, including a prize for Excellence in Engineering by a Younger Engineer at the Houses of Parliament in London, UK. He is a member of the Technical Directors Board Committee of the IEEE Signal Processing Society, Vice-Chair of the Technical Committee on Biomedical Imaging and Image Processing of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society and served as Distinguished Lecturer of the society. He is the General Chair of the IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging 2019 in Venice, Italy.

 
 

 

Georgi CHALTIKYAN, Deggendorf Institute of Technology, Germany

Digital Health Revolution: Has the Future of Medicine Arrived Yet?

Georgi Chaltikyan, MD, PhD is professor of Digital Health, eHealth, Telemedicine and [Cross-Border] Healthcare Management, and coordinator of the study program Master of Medical Informatics (MMI) at European Campus Rottal-Inn, a branch of Deggendorf University of Applied Science (Deggendorf Institute of Technology, DIT) in Bavaria, Germany, and president of Armenian Association of Telemedicine (AATM). Georgi Chaltikyan is a graduate of Yerevan State Medical University in Armenia. He has been trained as general surgeon and spent about 15 years in clinical practice in general and laparoscopic surgery. He has extensive experience in healthcare education, research and management; in 2001-2009 he has served as associate professor at the Department of Surgery of Yerevan State Medical University, and has taught medicine and surgery to undergraduate and postgraduate students. He has nearly 10 years of work experience in the field of Healthcare Information and Communication Technologies. As the founding president of a non-governmental organization Armenian Association of Telemedicine (the national member of the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth and the European Federation for Medical Informatics, and an international partner of the American Telemedicine Association) he has been instrumental in design and implementation of a number of successful eHealth and telemedicine projects with international participation. Prof. Chaltikyan joined the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences of Deggendorf University in 2015; he is the coordinator of the master’s program in Medical Informatics, and is responsible for several other study courses in the healthcare domain. He has publications on different aspects of eHealth and telemedicine, and is involved in several research projects in digital health.