Prof. Christian Lovis is Professor of Clinical Informatics at the University of Geneva and leads the Division of Medical Information Sciences at the Geneva University Hospitals.
He is a medical doctor trained in Internal Medicine with special emphasis on emergency medicine, is graduated in public health from the University of Washington, Seattle, USA.
In parallel to medicine, he studied biomedical informatics at the University of Geneva, focusing on clinical information systems and medical semantics.
He led the development of the computerized patient record for the university and public health sector of Geneva.
Christian is the author or co-authors more than 150 publications focusing on semantics and interoperability in health Big Data; Clinical Information Systems and Advanced Human-Machine Interfaces, including Bio-Captors.
He is editorial board member of major peer-reviewed journals in medical informatics, such as the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA), PLOS One, the Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR), and Applied Clinical Informatics (ACI).
Christian is the European representative and vice-chair of the board of managers of HIMSS Global and member of the board of innovation of GS1, co-chair of the Architecture and standard working group of e-Health-Suisse.
He is co-founder of three startups.