Antoine Geissbuhler




Trained as a physician at Geneva University, specialized in internal medicine, then, after a post-doctoral fellowship, became Associate Professor of medical informatics at Vanderbilt University before returning to Geneva to lead the Medical Informatics Division at Geneva University Hospitals. Author of more than 100 original scientific publications. Focuses on the development of innovative, knowledge-enabled information systems and computer-based tools for improving the quality, safety and efficiency of care processes, at the local level of the hospital, the regional level of a community healthcare informatics network, and at the global level with the Health-On-the-Net Foundation and with the development of a large telemedicine network in Africa.

Specialties:Healthcare information systems, telemedicine, eHealth

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This course proposes an overview of current global health challenges drawing on the insights of several academic disciplines including medicine, public health, law, economics, social sciences and humanities. This interdisciplinary approach will guide the student into seven critical topics in global health.

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