About the Author
Robert S. H. Istepanian is an m-Health scientist and educator and is widely recognized as the first scientist to introduce the concept of 'm-Health'. Professor Istepanian obtained his PhD from Loughborough University, UK in 1994. Since then he has held several senior academic and research posts in the UK and Canada, including visiting academic at Imperial College London, a professorship at Kingston University, London, and associate professorships in the Universities of Brunel and Portsmouth in the UK. He was also an associate professor in Ryerson University, Toronto and a Leverhulme visiting fellow at the Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, in the University of Toronto’s Health Network. He has published more than 200 papers and books on mobile health and biomedical signal processing and communication systems.Bryan Woodward is now an Emeritus Professor of Loughborough University in England. Professor Woodward holds two UK doctorates, a PhD in physics from the University of London (Imperial College) and a DSc in electronic engineering from Loughborough University. He has coordinated a major m-Health project funded by the British Council’s UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI), with the aim of using mobile communications to improve the monitoring of heart disease and diabetes, which are prevalent in both developed and developing countries. Prof. Woodward has published more than 60 academic journal papers and 120 international conference papers, as well as many articles for professional and popular magazines, and he has also done over 30 radio interviews.