Principal Lecturer Health
University of Brighton
Dr Theo Fotis is Principal Lecturer at the School of Health Sciences, University of Brighton/ UK. As a nursing futurist is an active researcher in the area of Digital Health and has conducted research in the UK and in Greece. He is also the Editor in Chief of the British Journal of Anaesthetic & Recovery Nursing. Dr Fotis holds an MSc and PhD, both on Health Care Management.
He is a frequent visitor to Hong Kong and Saudi Arabia as a visiting researcher and consultant respectively and he has a strong network of collaborators nationally and internationally both within his research field and in the disciplines of computing and engineering.
In 2015 he used the term ‘Digital Nursing’, to define a future workforce of health care practitioners with the special knowledge and skills to utilize digital technologies for patient benefit.
He is currently leading a Digital Health Living Lab, where citizens, health professionals, and industry are working side by side on health innovation through co-creation.
In 2018 named one of the Top 50 Healthcare IT leaders in Europe by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS Europe), the largest health IT membership organizations in the world.