Professor Health Informatics, Federal University of Pernambuco

Dr. Magdala de Araújo Novaes is professor of Health Informatics at the Medical Sciences Center and professor of the Medical Course at UFPE. Founder and coordinator of the Health Information Technology Research Group (TIS) and the Telehealth Center (NUTES) at UFPE – Hospital das Clínicas eHealth Unit. Practice areas: health information and communication technologies, clinical informatics, public health informatics, mobile health (mHealth), medical education informatics. Coordinates and develops projects with an emphasis on telehealth in primary care and mental health. Voted the most influential person in digital health in Latin America by the HealthXL Awards in 2014, thanks to her work as coordinator of the Center for Telehealth (NUTES), and elected one of the 100 most influential people in health during the Hospital Fair in 2015.