Author Index >Zviad KIRTAVA
Zviad KIRTAVA has a medical background and is interested in telemedicine and social applications of mobile communication. He has graduated the General Med-cine department from the Tbilisi State Medical University (TSMU) in 1982 and holds PhD in Rheumatology from the Institute of Rheumatology, Moscow, Russia. He has passed multiple trainings in Rheumatology at Malmö University Hospital, Sweden; Medical Informatics – at Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA; Telemedicine – Tromsø University, Norway, and University of Maryland, MD, USA; and Healthcare Administration (courses of Georgia State University, GA, USA and Scranton University, PA, USA). Dr. Kirtava is a director of Partners for Health/National Information Learning Centre. He also serves as an Assistant Professor of Therapy/Rheumatology at the TSMU and adjunct faculty of Healthcare Administration at the Caucasus University, Tbilisi, Georgia. Dr. Kirtava is an expert of the Council of Europe Health Committee (topics - Internet and Patient, Migration and Health, Good Governance in Healthcare) and EU expert in fields of e-Health/Telecommunications.
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