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Siobhan O'Connor

Name
Siobhan
Last name
O'Connor
Bio

Siobhán is a Lecturer in the School of Health in Social Science at the University of Edinburgh, UK. She has a multidisciplinary background with a BSc Business Information Systems and BSc Nursing so her research focuses on how patients, carers and health professionals such as nurses can use a range of technologies to manage long-term chronic conditions. Siobhán also has a keen interest in leveraging technology to enhance higher education and engage students in learning through social media and other online platforms and digital tools such as mobile apps. She is an active STEM Ambassador promoting science and technology careers to young women and girls, and is a member of Young Forum Gastein and the American Medical Informatics Association.”

Areas of Interest
Clinical Sciences
Institution/Company
University of Edinburgh
Key words
nursing informatics, digital health, eHealth, mobile health

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Davide is from Emilia Romagna, a region in Northern Italy where he studied Agricultural Sciences. He then obtained a PhD degree in Crop Sciences at the University of Milan (2008) before leaving Italy for Germany, to take a post-doctoral position at the Max Planck Institute of Cologne.