Program Director Master of Medical Informatics (MMI)
Patient-Moderated Communication between Healthcare Providers
Digital Health Data Integration
Georgi Chaltikyan, MD, PhD is professor of Digital Health and [Cross-Border] Healthcare Management, and director of the study program Master of Medical Informatics (MMI) at Deggendorf University of Applied Science (Deggendorf Institute of Technology, DIT) in Bavaria, Germany, and founding president of Armenian Association of Telemedicine (AATM). Georgi Chaltikyan is a graduate of Yerevan State Medical University in Armenia. He has been trained as general surgeon and spent about 15 years in clinical practice in general and laparoscopic surgery. He has extensive experience in healthcare education, research and management, gained i.a. through multiple fellowships and internships in Germany, Austria, France, and USA. In 2001-2009 he has served as associate professor at the Department of Surgery of Yerevan State Medical University, and has taught medicine and surgery to undergraduate and postgraduate students. In 2009-2010 he was Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, USA. In 2010-2015 he worked in private surgical practice at a large multi-profile hospital. He has more than 10 years of work experience in the field of Healthcare Information and Communication Technologies (eHealth, Telemedicine, Digital Health). As the founding president of a non-governmental organization Armenian Association of Telemedicine (the national member of the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth and the European Federation for Medical Informatics, and an international partner of the American Telemedicine Association) he has been instrumental in design and implementation of a number of successful eHealth and telemedicine projects with international participation. Prof. Chaltikyan joined the faculty of Deggendorf Institute of Technology in 2015; he is coordinating a M.Sc. program in Medical Informatics, and is responsible for several other study courses in the healthcare domain. He has publications on different aspects of eHealth and telemedicine, and is involved in several research projects in digital health. Since 2019 Prof. Chaltikyan is a member of the WHO Roster of Experts on Digital Health.