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5th European Congress on eCardiology and eHealth
CONNECTING CLINICIANS AND TECHNOLOGY TO IMPLEMENT EHEALTH IN DAILY PRACTICE

Core Faculty

Friedrich Koehler, Professor, MD, Senior Physician for Cardiology and Head of the Charité-Centre for Cardiovascular Telemedicine.
He studied medicine at the Humboldt-University Berlin (Germany) and spent time for research and training in Guildtfort (UK) and Munich (Germany).

From 1994 to 1997 he received a postgraduate training in the intensive care unit and was until 2000 research fellow in cardiology. Since 1997 he is leading public funded research and development projects within the field of Telecardiology. From 1997 to 2003 he was the Coordinator of a telemedicine project for knowhow transfer between Germany and Baltic States, sponsored by the German Ministry of Health.

From 2005 to 2011 he was the head of the project "Partnership for the Heart" which aim was the development and clinical trial of a new telemonitoring system for patients with heart failure. Within this project he was the principal investigator of the trial "Telemedical Interventional Monitoring in Heart Failure (TIM-HF, NCT00543881), sponsored by the German Ministry of Economics and Technology".

Since 2009 he is the head of the Consortium "Health Region of the Future Northern Brandenburg – Fontane", a research and development project in patients with heart failure and preeclampsia and Principal Investigator of "Telemedical Interventional Management in Heart Failure II" (TIM-HF II, NCT01878630) sponsored by the German Ministry of Education and Research.

Friedrich Koehler is Professor for Cardiovascular Telemedicine at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin since 2011 and member of the European Society of Cardiology and German Cardiac Society.

Friedrich Koehler

Hugo SANER, MD, FESC is a Cardiologist. He was a Fellow in cardiology from 1980 – 1985 and trained in Bern (Switzerland) and at the Abbott Northwestern Hospitals and the University Hospital of Minnesota, Minneapolis (USA).
In the year 1989, he became Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine, in the year 1996 Titular Professor in Cardiology, and in the year 2008 Associate Professor of Cardiology at the University of Bern (Switzerland). From 1991 – 2004, he served at the Board of Directors of the Swiss Heart Foundation and thereafter founded his own local Heart Foundation in Olten (Switzerland). From 1997 – 2013, he was Director of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, University Hospitals, Inselspital Bern (Switzerland).

In the years 2003 – 2007, he was Editor in Chief of the European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation. In the year 2006, he became Doctor Honoris Causa at the University of Timisoara, Romania, in the year 2006 he became a Honorary Member of the Romanian Society of Cardiology and of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Prävention und Rehabilitation. From 2006 – 2008, he was President of the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation. In the year 2006 he was a cofounder of the Graduate School of Health Sciences, University of Bern, and served as Committee Member until 2014. For several years, he was also Director of the Research Methods Training Courses, European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation.

Since 2012, he has a Chair for Preventive and Acute Cardiology at the I.M. Sechenov Fist Moscow State Medical University in Russia and became an Honorary Member of the National Russian Society for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation. His actual position is Senior Consultant and Research Associate at the University Clinics for Cardiology and Research Associate at the ARTORG Center, University of Bern (Switzerland). He founded the European Congress on eCardiology and eHealth in the year 2011 and since that year, he is acting as Congress Director of the European Congress on eCardiology and eHealth.

Hugo Saner – Department of Cardiology, Swiss Cardiovascular Centre, University Hospital, Bern, CH

Hugo Saner

Gunther Eysenbach - Professor University of Toronto & University Health Network

Eysenbach was born on 22 March 1967 in Berlin, Germany. While a medical student, he served on the executive board as elected communication director, later as vice-president of the European Medical Students' Association. He received an M.D. from the University of Freiburg and a Master of Public Health from Harvard School of Public Health. From 1999 to 2002 he founded and headed a research unit on cybermedicine and ehealth at the University of Heidelberg and organized and chaired the World Congress on Internet in Medicine. In March 2002, he emigrated to Canada and since then has been senior scientist at the Centre for Global eHealth Innovation[3] at the University Health Network (Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Eysenbach works in the field of consumer health informatics. He has written several books and articles, and organizes conferences. He is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Medical Internet Research. From 2000-2008, he served as working group chair for the WG Consumer Health Informatics of the International Medical Informatics Association.

Gunther Eysenbach

Elena Zaklyazminskaya - Professor, Ph.D, Head of the Laboratory of Medical Genetics of the Russian Scientific Center of Surgery named after. acad. B.V. Petrovsky RAMS, Moscow

In 1997 graduated from Russian State Medical University , Medical and Biological Faculty, Department of Biophysics Doctor of Medical Sciences (2007) in the field of "Genetics", "Cardiology"

Associate Professor of Medical Genetics department in Russian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education of Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Moscow

Leading researcher of the Medical Genetics Research Center of RAMS, Moscow

Head of the laboratory of the Laboratory of Medical Genetics of the Russian Scientific Center of Surgery named after. acad. B.V. Petrovsky RAMS, Moscow

Over 80 publications in Russian and English.

Elena Zaklyazminskaya

Boris ZINGERMAN, Head of the Information Technology Department in Hematology Research Center, Member of the Expert Council on Information and Communication Technologies of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Moscow. He was born in 1958 in Kharkov.

In 1980 he graduated from Kharkov University with a degree in mathematics.

In 1982, he moved to Moscow and joined the Russian Information and Computing Center of the Ministry of Health. Since then he works in the field of IT in medicine.

Until 1988, he directed the development of the information-analytical Blood Service.

In 1988 he moved to the Hematology Research Center. He was the first who introduced bar coding for the preparation of donor blood.

The head of the working group "Electronic medical map" of the Expert Council on ICT of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, the author of the concept of the medical project Med@rkhiv.

Head of Digital Medicine, INVITRO

He is the author of the first Russian national standard GOST R 52636-2006 "Electronic medical history. General provisions. " Member of the Expert Council on ICT of the Ministry of Health, in which he leads the working group "Electronic medical map".

Boris Zingerman

General Director of the Pirogov Center

Oleg Karpov - Professor, Ph.D, General Director of the National Medical and Surgical Center named after N.I. Pirogov of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Corresponding Member of the RAS.

He was born in 1965, in Ryazan.

In 1989 he graduated from the Ryazan Medical Institute named after academician I.P. Pavlov (diploma with honors), after which he completed training in internship, and then in clinical residency at the Department of General Surgery of the Ryazan Medical Institute named after academician I.P. Pavlov.

From 1992 to 2002, he was a surgeon and then deputy head physician for surgery at the Ryazan Regional Clinical Hospital. 2004 - Head of the Health Department of the Ryazan Region.

From 2004 to 2005 - Director of the Clinical and Diagnostic Complex No. 1, Director of the Administrative Department of the Federal State Institution "National Medical and Surgical Center named after N.I. Pirogov Federal Agency for Health and Social Development”.

From 2006 till now, he is a General Director of the the National Medical and Surgical Center named after N.I. Pirogov of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Moscow

Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, is the author and co-author of more than 200 scientific and educational works.

Oleg Karpov

Denis Komkov – Researcher of the Center for Preventive Medicine of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Moscow, head of the department, cardiologist.

He graduated from the medical faculty of the Moscow State Medical and Stomatological University, and the faculty of pedagogical education of the M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University. Postgraduate education - clinical internship in the specialty of "cardiology" on the basis of FBGU of the State Research Institute for Preventive Medicine.

He worked in the Istra district hospital and at the Istra emergency medical station, then in the medical assistance department of Medical Holding LLC Medap.

He taught biology at gymnasium No. 1565 "Sviblovo", then worked as a teacher of therapy, infectious diseases and phthisiology in the Moscow Regional Medical College No. 1.

Denis Komkov

Philipp Kopylov - MD, PhD, Professor, Head of the Institute for Personalized Medicine, Head of the Research Department of Cardiology, Research Clinical Center, I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University)

Philipp Kopylov

Konstantin Koshechkin - Candidate of Biological Sciences, Head of the Informatization Department of the Federal State Institution of Education "Scientific Center for Examination of Means of Medical Use", Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Москва

Konstantin Koshechkin

Petr Kuznetsov - Professor, Ph.D, Vice-President of the National Association of Medical Informatics,

Director of the "RAMS Portal", Moscow

Date of birth 16 January 1956

1979 - graduated from the medical faculty of the Saratov Medical Institute.

1979-1985 - senior researcher of the Department of Occupational Pathology and Hematology of the Saratov Medical Institute.

1985 - Ph.D. thesis on "Clinical and experimental evaluation of the leukotoxic effect of acrylonitrile."

1997 - 2006 - Advisor to the President of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences.

1998 - 2003 - Assistant to the Chairman of the Committee on Labor and Social Policy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation

2005 - 2008 – Professor in Sechenov University.

2002 to present time - Professor of the Department of Health and Public Health of M.F. Vladimirsky FUV MONIKI.

Chairman of the RAMS Working Group on Information Technologies, member of the Editorial Board of the journal "Doctor and Information Technologies", member of the Coordinating Council of the Ministry of Health and Social Development, member of the Working Group of the Presidium of the State Council The Russian Federation on the progress of health reform at the regional and local levels.

Petr Kuznetsov

Dmitriy Kurapeev - Ph.D., Head of the Information Technologies Department of the V.A. Almazov National Medical Research Centre, St. Petersburg

In 2002 he graduated from the St. Petersburg State Medical University named after Academician I.P. Pavlov, specializing in medical treatment.

In 2000 he was awarded for the best report at the conference of young scientists. In the same year he was awarded a diploma of the Government of St. Petersburg for the best student work at the citywide grant competition.

In 2003 he graduated from the internship in General Surgery under the Health Committee of St. Petersburg. He received a certificate of a specialist in general surgery.

In 2005 he graduated from the Clinical Residency in Cardiovascular Surgery at V.A. Almazov National Medical Research Centre. He received a certificate of a specialist in cardiovascular surgery.

He was a member of the organizing committees of all congresses and conferences organized by the Institute in the period from 2002-2007.

Since August 1, 2008 he worked as a Head of the laboratory of heart defects and bioprosthetics of the Almazov Center.

He is a member of the Russian Association of Cardiovascular Surgeons, a member of the worldwide organization of cardiothoracic surgeons CTSNet.

Dmitriy Kurapeev

Georgy Lebedev - Doctor of technical sciences, Director of the Institute of Digital Medicine of Sechenov University, Moscow, Russia, Head of Information and Internet Technologies Department of Sechenov University, Moscow, Russia

In 1987 he graduated from the AF Mozhaisky Military Engineering Institute (Military Space Academy) (St. Petersburg) - with the qualification of an engineer-mathematician in the specialty "Software for the operation of automated control systems".

Since 1994 he has been dealing with the problems of informatization of health care.

Chairman of the Internet + Medicine Committee(since 2015)

Head of the Department of Information and Internet Technologies of the Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University. (since 2016).

Deputy Director for IT, advisor to the Director of the Federal State Research Institution "Central Research Institute of Health" of the Russian Ministry of Health (from 2004 to 2015 and from 2016).

Professor of the Department of Medical Informatics of the A.I. Evdokimov Moscow Medical-Stomatological University of the Ministry of Health of Russia (since 2015).

Doctor of Technical Sciences (2010).

Georgy Lebedev

Simon Matskeplishvili – Professor, Ph.D., Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Deputy Director for scientific work of the Medical Scientific and Educational Center of Moscow State University

In 1994 he graduated from the I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy (Sechenov University).

In the years 1997-1998. successfully completed an internship at the Institute of Clinical Physiology of the National Council for Scientific Research of Italy, Pisa, Italy.

In 2001 he received a diploma of a European cardiologist.

Since 2005 he is the Head of the section of echocardiography of the All-Russian Scientific Society of Cardiology (VNOK).

Member of the European Society of Cardiology, Member of the European Association of Echocardiography, Member of the American Echocardiography Society, Member of the American Heart Association, Member of the Nomination Committee of the European Association of Echocardiography as President of the Association, Member of the Committee on Scientific Theses of the European Society of Cardiology, Member of the Organizing Committee for Educational Programs of the European Society of Cardiology

Author and co-author of more than 540 scientific works in the field of cardiology in leading Russian and international publications.

Simon Matskeplishvili

Galina Melnichenko - Professor, Ph.D., Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Deputy Director of the National Medical Research Center of Endocrinology, Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Director of the Institute of Clinical Endocrinology.

In 1972 she graduated from the N.I. Pirogov 2-nd Medical Institute, Moscow.

In 1974 she graduated from clinical residency in the specialty "Endocrinology".

Since 1978 she worked at the Department of Internal Medicine No. 1 of the I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy (Sechenov University), where the course of endocrinology was created.

Since 2002 - Director of the Institute of Clinical Endocrinology of the FGBU "Endocrinology Research Center" of the Ministry of Health of Russia.

In 2004, she was awarded the title of Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences.

Since 2011 - Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

She is an expert of VAK in the specialty "Endocrinology".

Chairman of the Moscow Endocrinology Association, Vice-President of the Russian Endocrinology Association, member of the European Association of Neuroendocrinologists, European Thyroid Association, member of the International Endocrinology Association (Endo-Society).

For outstanding achievements in scientific and educational activities and a significant contribution to the development of science and education Professor Melnichenko was awarded the Honorary title "Honored Professor of the I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University".

Galina Melnichenko

Anatoly Rogoza - Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department for New Diagnostic Methods in FGBU "Russian Cardiology Research and Production Complex" of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Moscow

Anatoly Rogoza

Igor Shaderkin - Head of the Department for the Development of Regional Urology with the Telemedicine Group at the N.A. Lopatkin Research Institute of Urology and Interventional Radiology.

Igor Shaderkin

Mikhail Shifrin
1970 - graduated from the Lomonosov Moscow State University (Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics)
1974 - defended his thesis on partial differential equations (Lomonosov Moscow State University).
1976 - began to work in medical informatics in the M.V. Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics, in the department of one of the leaders of modern mathematics I.M. Gelfand. The main theme of his work was the identification and formalization of individual medical experience.
Since 1992 Mikhail Shifrin has been working at the Burdenko Institute of Neurosurgery (now the National Medical Research Center of Neurosurgery), first as a head of the medico-mathematical laboratory, and since 2016 – as a head of the Information technologies department.
In 2000 the e-Med electronic medical card has been developed and implemented under his guidance, it’s being used until now. Mikhail Shifrin has participated in many research works. Recently, much attention has been paid to the processes of transformation of medical informatics, conditioned both by the development of information and communication technologies, and by the movement of health care towards 4P-medicine.
One of the founders and a member of the Board of the National Association of Medical Informatics (NAMI), a member of the Council of the European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI) as Russia representative.

Mikhail Shifrin

Evgeny Shlyakhto – Professor, Ph.D., Academician of the Russian Academy of Science, Board member of the Russian Academy of Science, Honoured Scientist of Russia, General Director of the V.A. Almazov National Medical Research Centre, President of the Russian Society of Cardiology.

Professor Evgeny Shlyakhto, born in 1954, graduated from the Pavlov Medical University in Saint-Petersburg, Russia in 1977. Professor since 1994 and a member of Russian Academy of Medical Science since 2011. Professor Shlyakhto is the Chief Cardiologist of Saint-Petersburg and the North-West Federal District.

Since 2001, Evgeny Shlyakhto has been Director of the Almazov National Medical Research Centre, one of the leading medical institutions in Russia involved in fundamental and applied researches in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hematology, Rheumatology, Endocrinology, Pediatrics, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Information Nanotechnology. The Almazov Centre provides specialized and high-tech medical care and also training for scientific and medical personnel within the modern system of continuous medical education.

He is a member of the European Society of Cardiology, American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, Member of the Program Committee of the European Congress of Cardiologists.

Professor Shlyakhto is Editor-in-Chief of the “Russian Journal of Cardiology” and “Translational Medicine”, he is also a member of international editorial boards of the “European Heart Journal” as well as a number of Russian medical journals.

Evgeny Shlyakhto

Leonid Makarov
Professor, Ph.D, President of the Russian Holter Monitoring and Non-Invasive Electrophysiology Society (ROHMINE), Head of the Center for Syncope and Cardiac Arrhythmias in Children and Adolescents Federal Medico- Biology Agency of Russia on the base of the Central Children Clinical Hospital FMBA of Russia , Moscow, Russia

Fundamental knowledge of diagnostic methods in children's arrhythmology, mechanisms of development and outcomes, questions of optimal rational pharmacotherapy and modern possibilities of surgical methods of treatment for various forms of heart rhythm disorders and syncopal conditions in children allows him to understand the most complicated cases of diseases, to establish a precise diagnosis, to determine optimal tactics and strategy for treating a child. All complicated cases, common in the clinic of syncope and cardiac arrhythmias in children, are discussed with his direct participation and guidance.

Leonid Makarov is an official consultant-children's arrhythmologist of the Central Clinical Hospital and a polyclinic of the Department of the President Affairs of the Russian Federation, and several other well-known Moscow medical centers. Advises also adult patients with suspected family illnesses at high risk of sudden cardiac death at a young age.

The author of more than 400 published works, including 5 monographs.

Leonid Makarov

Marlien Varnfield obtained a BSc Honours degree from the Faculty of Natural Sciences and an MSc (focusing on periodontal diseases) from the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Pretoria, South Africa. Her PhD research at the Department of Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Australia, focused on evaluating the potential for large scale implementation of health-care interventions utilising Information and Communication Technologies.

Marlien currently leads the Mobile Health Systems Team at the Australian e-Health Research Centre, Health & Biosecurity, CSIRO. Her research focuses on the development, evaluation and translation of tele- and m-health services. Specifically, she has extensive experience in care models designed to deliver support in management of people living with chronic conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and kidney disease, at home. Through involvement and management of numerous large research projects, she has studied innovative ways in ambulatory monitoring and management for best health outcomes, and creating new business and clinical service models to accommodate best practice care. In addition to numerous national and international conference presentations, she has extensively published in the field of chronic disease management and mobile health.

Marlien is a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology and was a faculty member of the European Congress on eCardiology and eHealth that was held in Berlin in 2016 and Core faculty member of the same Congress in 2017. In June 2018, she was awarded the prestigious CSIRO Julius Career Award and her team’s work has also been recognised through a number of 2018 AIIA Queensland Innovation Awards.

Marlien Varnfield

Viktor Nikiforov
Professor, MD
Professor of the Department of Functional Diagnostics, Deputy Dean of the Medico-biological Faculty of the North-West State Medical University named after I.I. Mechnikov.
The main areas of research are related to the development of new approaches to the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cardiovascular diseases, as well as the introduction of modern methods of functional diagnosis and cardiovascular imaging in clinical practice. Author and co-author of more than 200 published scientific works.
Member of the Russian and European Societies of Cardiology, member of the Board of the St. Petersburg Society of Cardiology and the St. Petersburg Society of Therapists named after S.P. Botkin, Chairman of the Biomedical Section of the House of Scientists named after M. Gorky of RAS.

Viktor Nikiforov

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