Giuseppe Fico is heading the Health&Wellbeing strategic area of the Life Supporting Technology research group at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM). He holds a PhD in biomedical engineering at UPM and a M.Sc. in Electronic Engineering at the Universitá degli Studi di Napoli Federico II. He is an expert in creating, managing and exploiting research projects that make use of engineering and ICT methods as catalyst for innovation, to positively impact health care outcomes. He is currently technical Manager of the MOSAIC (7th Framework Programme) and Big Data 2 Decide (Horizon 2020) research projects, where Personal Health Systems are applied to diabetes and head and neck cancer diseases respectively. He is project manager of an „innovation by idea‟ project in drug utilization research (EIT for Health). Since 2012 he is coordinating the Action Group A1 Prescription and Adherence to medical plans of the EIP on AHA, and leading the user empowerment A1 subgroup. He is an official collaborator of the Health Technology Assessment Division of the International Federation of Medical and Biological Engineering. He is teacher of specialized courses in clinical and biomedical engineering at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.
JTEHM, Articles, Published ArticlesOB CITY – Definition of a Family-Based Intervention for Childhood Obesity Supported by Information and Communication Technologies
Ruofei Hu, Jorge Cancela, Maria Teresa Arredondo Waldmeyer, Gloria Cea, Elpis-Athina Vlachopapadopoulou, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis, Giuseppe Fico
Childhood obesity is becoming one of the 21st century’s most important public health problems. Nowadays, the main treatment of childhood obesity is behavior intervention that aims at improve children’s lifestyle to arrest the disease. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have... Read more
Posted on 22 FEB 2016