Dr. Fernando Martin-Sanchez is a research professor at the “Carlos III” Health Institute of Spain. His field of specialization is biomedical informatics and more specifically its application in digital health and precision medicine.
From 2015 to 2017 he was Full Professor at the Division of Health Informatics at Weill Cornell Medicine and participated in the US Precision Medicine Initiative (AllofUs). Prior to this (2011-2015), he was the Chair of Health Informatics at the Melbourne Medical School and foundational Director of the Health and Biomedical Informatics Centre (HaBIC) at the University of Melbourne.
He holds PhDs in Informatics and Medicine; an MSc in Knowledge Engineering and a BSc in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
He is a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) and the Australasian College of Health Informatics (ACHI). He has served as a Vice-President of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) and is an inaugural Fellow of the International Academy for Health Sciences Informatics (IAHSI).
With more than 200 peer-reviewed publications, his research has been funded by some 40 grants from the European Commission, and main agencies from Spain, Australia and the USA.