Eirik Årsand, PhD
UiT Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway

Dr. Årsand was found competent as Professor in eHealth in 2014, and as Professor in Cyber physical systems in 2018. He does currently research at both the University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway, and at the Norwegian Centre for E-health Research. The research area is “Health technology”, where he research how to use technologies to improve health, mainly focusing on diabetes type 1 and type 2. He is currently involved in 12 eHealth, mHealth (mobile health), mDiabetes (mobile diabetes) and social media projects, and have previously been engaged in 29 other eHealth/mHealth projects. He is co-manager of the Medical Health Technology group at the Department of Computer Science at UiT, and group leader of the interdisciplinary and inter-institutional team where diabetes, mHealth, and social media are focused.