Angelina Kouroubali

Angelina Kouroubali

Collaborating Researcher

Computational BioMedicine Laboratory (CBML)
Institute of Computer Science (ICS)
Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH)

Nikolaou Plastira 100, Vassilika Vouton
GR-70013 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Phone: +30 2810 391680
Fax: +30 2810 391428

Research Interests

  • Electronic Health Records implementation, evaluation, certification and quality assurance
  • ICT for Fall Management
  • Socio-organizational aspects of eHealth services
  • Evaluation and impact assessment
  • Communication and awareness practices
  • Change and innovation management
  • Stakeholder involvement practices
  • Applications of Complexity theory in eHealth


  • Honorable Mention for the paper "Electronic Health Record: Luxury or Need?" presented in the 14th National Conference of Healthcare Management in Athens on 12-13 October 2012.
  • Best paper award for "Innovative Practices in Emergency Medical Services in Crete" presented in the tenth International Symposium for Health Information Management Research, Thessaloniki, 24 September 2005.
  • Health Management and Policy Studentship, 1999 - 2002, University of Cambridge, UK.
  • Distinguished Scientist Scholarship, 1992 – 1995, Bard College, Annandale, NY, USA.
  • Distinguished Scientist Summer Fellowships, 1994, 1995, Research Topics: "Genetic manipulations of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans", Microbiology Laboratory, Columbia University, NY, USA, and “Limb morphogenesis of anura amphibia and production of supernumerary structures” University of Athens, Greece.

Participation in Research Projects

  • E NO FALLS: principal investigator, "European Network fOr FALL Prevention, Intervention & Security", CIP-ICT-PSP-2012-6, 2013-2016.
  • REACTION: research scientist, "Remote accessibility to diabetes management and therapy in operational healthcare networks", FP7-IP-2009-248590 2010-2014, (Scientific coordinator on behalf of the Computational Medicine Laboratory, integration of a platform for long term management of diabetes through contextualized blood glucose monitoring, monitoring and prediction of related disease indicators, education on life style factors such as obesity and exercise and, ultimately, automated closed-loop delivery of insulin).
  • EHR-QTN: principal investigator, "Thematic Network on Quality and Certification of EHR systems" that prepares the health community across Europe for systematic and comparable quality assurance and certification of e-Health products, more specifically of the Electronic Healthcare Record systems, Area: ICT-PSP.2008.1.6 - Improving certification of eHealth products, 2009 to 2012.
  • EHR-IMPLEMENT: principal investigator, "National policies for EHR implementation in the European area: social and organizational issues", Public Health Program, A/800154, 2007-2010 (Principal investigator)
  • HEALTHWARE: principal investigator, "Standard & interoperable satellite solution to deploy health care services over wide areas", FP6, Priority 4, Aeronautics & Space, 2005-2008, 516171, (Principal Investigator)
  • RURAL WINGS: research scientist, FP6, Priority 4: Aeronautics and Space 2005-516161, 2006-2009.
  • Ehealth Consumer Trends Survey: research scientist, (DG Sanco, 2005-2008, 2004134) in 7 EU countries
  • TWISTER: research scientist, "Terrestial Wireless Infrastructure Integrated with Satellite for eRural", FP6, Priority 4, Aeronautics & Space, 2004-2007, 502928,
  • Tele-education network: Manager & coordinator of the Tele-education network for prehospital emergency education
  • Emergency Services Evaluation: Research scientist for the evaluation of the prehospital emergency care information system of the Emergency Medical Department of Crete in collaboration with University of Cambridge and University of Lancaster, UK.

Teaching Experience

  • Lecturer on medical informatics, and health care management, Undergraduate Medical School Education & Masters program in Public Health & Health Care Management, Sector for Social & Family Medicine, Medical School, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece.

Short CV

Angelina Kouroubali works as a Collaborating Researcher at Computational Medicine Laboratory (CML) of Institute of Computer Science at Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH). She received a Ph.D. in Management of Medical Informatics from the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, a Masters in the Department of Biomedical Informatics from Columbia University, and a Bachelors in Biology from Bard College, USA. Her research interests include Electronic Health Records implementation, evaluation, certification and quality assurance, ICT for the management of falls, evaluation and impact assessment of health information systems; innovative management practices for the coordination of care; social and organizational issues in e-Health services; applications of complexity theory in organizations; innovation and change in education, health care and enterprises, user and stakeholder involvement. She collaborates with EuroRec, promoting quality labeling and certification of EHRs at a National level. She is the principal investigator for FORTH for the thematic network eNoFalls. In the past she has been principle investigator for FORTH in the EU projects EHR-Implement, EHRQ TN, and HEALTHWARE. She participates in several European projects including Reaction for the remote monitoring and management of diabetes. Her work has been published in several journals and conference proceedings.

Publications List

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