Dr. Elia Gabarron

Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Norwegian Centre for Ehealth Research – University Hospital of North Norway. Received her degree in Psychology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, and in 2012 she moved to Tromsø to do her PhD at the Norwegian Centre for E-health Research. She has been involved in e-health research for over 10 years, and her academic and research interests are centreed around the use of ICTs for health, especially the role of the Internet and social networks in supporting and educating people to prevent and manage health conditions. She is member of the IMIA Social Media Working Group (IMIA-SMWG), and has several publications in this field, and was editor in the first book from the IMIA-SMWG “Participatory Health Through Social Media”.