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Is the Biomedical Engineer the babel fish in digital health innovation?

Miriam Cabrita has 8 years of experience in the research and development of digital health for the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases. Miriam has worked in more than 10 European projects, mostly assuming the linking role between patients, healthcare professionals, technology developers, and other stakeholders involved in the innovation process. During this period, Miriam has also been involved in the study programmes of Creative Technology, Health Sciences, and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Twente as lecturer and supervisor of BSc., MSc. And PhD projects. Miriam completed her Master’s in Biomedical Engineering at the NOVA School of Science and Technology (2013) and her PhD in 2017 from the University of Twente on personalized mobile solutions to promote Active and Healthy Ageing. Miriam is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Society for the Measurement of Physical Behaviour where she chairs the Communications Committee and integrates the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion group.