Maged N. Kamel Boulos

Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, United Kingdom

Maged N. Kamel Boulos is a Senior (Principal) Lecturer of health informatics at the University of Plymouth, Devon, UK. He previously worked as a Lecturer of health informatics at the University of Bath, UK, where he was instrumental in developing the online M.S. programme on healthcare informatics. Boulos worked before that at City University, London, UK, on M2DM, an EU-funded diabetes telematics project. In addition to his medical and M.S. degrees in dermatology, he holds an M.S. degree in medical informatics from King's College, University of London, and a Ph.D. degree in measurement and information in medicine from City University, London, UK. He published on the topics of Web 2.0/social software/3D virtual worlds, the semantic Web, and geographic information systems, including Internet/Web GIS, in health and healthcare. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy, Level 3 Member of UKCHIP, the UK Council for Health Informatics Professions, Member of the British Medical/Health Informatics Society, Senior Member of IEEE and IEEE EMBS, and Member of the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME). He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Access International Journal of Health Geographics, and one of the Principal Investigators of the CAALYX EU-Funded FP6 E-Health Project.

Biography Updated on 19 June 2008

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