Prof. Maged N. Kamel Boulos


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Academic Qualifications

PhD, MSc (Med Inform), MSc (Derm), MBBCh

Professional Qualifications:


Research expertise

Maged N. Kamel Boulos is Professor and Chair of Digital Health at the Alexander Graham Bell Centre for Digital Health, University of the Highlands and Islands, UK. He worked before that at Plymouth University, University of Bath and City University London. He has more than 25 years of combined clinical and informatics experience, spanning the clinical, industry and academic/research worlds (1990-2015). As well as his medical degree (MBBCh) and Master's in Dermatology, he holds a Master's in Medical Informatics from King's College, University of London, and a PhD in Measurement & Information in Medicine from City University London. Maged teaches and has >150 publications (h-index: 33) on a specialist range of medical/clinical, health and public health informatics topics. He is Senior Member of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy, and served as Co-Chair of WG IV/4 within ISPRS (International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing) Commission IV, 2008-2012. He is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the MEDLINE-indexed Int J Health Geogr. His research received wide media coverage and is/has been funded by national and international bodies, including World Health Organization EMRO and EURO (WHO Regional Offices for Eastern Mediterranean and for Europe, serving as WHO Expert Adviser in 2011 and 2014 and contributing to a number of WHO publications over the past 5 years); European Commission (telehealthcare and mHealth projects, e.g., eCAALYX and LiveWell among others); UK TSB KTP (Technology Strategy Board Knowledge Transfer Partnership) Programme with Plymouth NHS Trust; UK AHRC (Arts & Humanities Research Council); and Public Health Agency of Canada (funding one of his former PhD students).

ORCID: 0000-0003-2400-6303  -  Publications (partial list) in PubMed: (please open link in Google Chrome)

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Frequent Journals

  1. International Journal of Health Geographics

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1476-072X

    BioMed Central

    Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 3.14 SJR 1.313 SNIP 1.274


  2. Health Information and Libraries Journal

    ISSNs: 1471-1834

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1471-1842


    Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 0.99 SJR 0.389 SNIP 0.619


  3. Journal of Medical Internet Research

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1438-8871

    Journal of medical Internet Research

    Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 4.21 SJR 2.047 SNIP 1.725


  4. Online journal of public health informatics

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1947-2579


  5. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine

    ISSNs: 0169-2607

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1872-7565

    Elsevier Ireland Ltd

    Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 2.67 SJR 0.639 SNIP 1.492


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