Birthe Dinesen, PhD
Department of Health Science and Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
Dr. Birthe Dinesen is Professor, Ph.D. and Head of Laboratory of Welfare Technologies- Telehealth & and Telerehabilitation, SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Aalborg University, Denmark. Since 2004, Dr. Dinesen has been doing research within telehealth and e-health. She has been principal investigator on several groundbreaking telehealth studies with chronic disease management. She has published more than 50 peer-reviewed papers.
Dr. Dinesen’s research focuses on technology enabled care models. She specializes in participatory design and engagement methods and the use of information technology such as mobile, social, and distributed computing systems to improve health. In 2012, Dr. Dinesen was the initiator of the Transatlantic Telehealth Research Network (TTRN) between Danish and American research institutions and health organizations such as UC Berkeley and the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Dinesen collaborates internationally with Japan, Norway, USA, China, Sweden, Australia, etc.