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About Heimar Marin
Heimar de Fátima Marin, RN, MS, Ph.D., FACMI is a nurse who has devoted her professional career to improving patient care using information and communication technologies. She is Full Professo and Director of the graduate Program in Health Informatics at the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP). She is Member at the American College of Medical Informatics. Heimar Marin was also the President of Brazilian Society of Health Informatics (2002–2008); she is Associate-editor of the International Journal of Medical Informatics; and Elected Chair (2009–2012) of the International Medical Informatics Association Nursing Informatics Special Interest Group (IMIA NI SIG). Currently, she is the Executive Director of the Strategic Committee in Information Technology at UNIFESP and member of the Board of Trustees of the Hospital São Paulo, a teaching hospital of Universidade Federal de São Paulo.

Role(s) / Profession(s)

  • Academic


  • Brazilian Health Informatics Association - SBIS
    Website: http://www.sbis.org.br/ Type: Non-Governmental Organization Country: Brazil About: SBIS - Sociedade Brasileira de Informatica em Saúde is an IMIA affiliated society with 25 years of existence and more than a 1000 members. We have a standards group that works aligned with the Brazilian ISO TC 215 Health Informatics mirror committee.
  • International Journal of Medical Informatics
    Website: http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/506040/descripti... Type: Professional/Medical Publisher Country: Ireland About: The International Journal of Medical Informatics provides an international medium for dissemination of original results and interpretative reviews concerning the field of medical informatics.

Work Location(s)

  • Brazil

Population(s) Served


  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese

Recent Contributions

Heimar Marin replied to "Evaluating mHealth initiatives in French-speaking countries in Africa"
Dear Roch and all, I agree with you that language can not be a barrier - but it is up to us to work on that because in reality, when we deliver a course, the language can not be the barrier or even a concern that students need to spend ...

Heimar Marin replied to "Expert Panel: eLearning and you - Impact and Possibilities in eHealth for Individuals and Organisations"
Dear All, The itens for discussion are important and relevant. As Joaquin mentioned Moodle Plataform, I agree: it is easy to use and has some functionalities that allows students in distance regions access and participation. In Brazil we have the UAB - Universidade Aberta do Brasil - that established the ...
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June 13, 2012