About The Person
Sylvia Thun, MD, PhD is a full professor for information and communication technology in healthcare at the University of Applied Sciences Niederrhein and Visiting Professor at Charité, Berlin. She is chair of the Core Unit eHealth and Interoperability at Berlin Institute of Health and director of the eHealth Competence Center. Her main research areas are standardization and semantic interoperability. She previously worked at the German Institute for Medical Documentation and Information (DIMDI) and was responsible for eHealth, terminologies and drug information. She coordinates national and international projects (e.g. FP7 epSOS -cross-border healthcare in the EU, Horizon 2020 ASSESS CT, BMBF AKTIN, ). As vice chair of the DIN-NaMED Working Committee "Terminology", she is a delegate and expert at CEN 215 and ISO 215. Dr. Thun is vice chair of HL7 Germany as well as "Past User Chair" and "Caretaker Pharmacy" at IHE Germany.