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Professor of Digital Health Innovation


University of Warwick
T:   024 7615 1341
W:   Institute of Digital Healthcare

Research Interests

Biomedical Engineering; Neuroimaging; Health Informatics


Theodoros N. Arvanitis is a Professor of e-Health Innovation and Head of Research at the Institute of Digital Healthcare, WMG, at University of Warwick. He also holds the post of co-Director of the West Midlands AHSN Digital Theme. He received his RT (BSc) degree (medical radiological technology) in 1990, from the Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Greece, and his DPhil (biomedical engineering) in 1997 from the University of Sussex, UK. His postdoctoral work at the University of Sussex included a lab director/research fellow post at the Trafford Centre for Medical Research (1995) and a full-time lectureship in the School of Cognitive and Computer Sciences (1995-1998). In 1998, he joined the School of Electronic, Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Birmingham, UK, as a full-time Lecturer (1998-2003), Senior Lecturer (2003-2007) and subsequently Reader in Biomedical Informatics, Signals and Systems (2007-2013). His research interests span the areas of biomedical engineering, neuroimaging and health informatics.

Professor Arvanitis has a substantial academic publication record (h-index= 24 with a total of 1727 citations @ scholar google, 1 Book; 4 Book Chapters; 2 Patent filings; 81 full papers in refereed journals; 28 abstracts in refereed journals; 165 publications in refereed conference proceedings, 58 publications/keynote talks at un-refereed conferences and events, 11 guest editorials in journals, 21 published research reports and newsletters), while he has received research funding from national (UK), European and international governmental funding agencies, charities and industry. Theo has been involved in UK (BSI) and EU (CEN) standardisation work, while he has recently contributed work in various working groups of the US National Cancer Institute Cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid (CaBIG) effort. He is a Charted Engineer (CEng), Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine (FRSM and a member of various scientific and professional groups (IET, AMIA, NYAS, RCS, ISMRM). He recently took the role of Joint Editor-in-Chief at the Digital Health open access peer-reviewed journal, published by Sage Publications, UK.

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