About The Author
Bertalan Mesko, MD, PhD, the author of The Guide to the Future of Medicine, is a medical futurist who graduated from the University of Debrecen, Medical School and Health Science center with Weszprémy Award as a medical doctor and finished PhD in the field of clinical genomics with summa cum laude.
As a medical futurist, he envisions the next steps and trends for companies and governments in order to make sure a mutually positive relation between the human touch and innovative technologies will rule the future of healthcare.
He is the managing director and founder of Webicina.com, the first service that curates the medical and health-related social media resources for patients and medical professionals. He has given over 500 presentations from the Yale, Stanford and Harvard University to the centre of the World Health Organization and the Futuremed course organized by the Singularity University at NASA; and is a health 2.0 consultant for pharma and medical technology companies. Healthspottr.com included him in the Future Health Top 100 list and was included in the New Europe 100 list in 2014.
He is the author of the Social Media in Clinical Practice handbook; as well as the multiple award-winning medical blog, Scienceroll.com; and the founder and lecturer of the Social Media in Medicine online and offline university course which is the first of its kind worldwide.
His work was mentioned by CNN.com, the World Health Organization, National Geographic, Forbes, TIME, BBC, the New York Times, and Wired Science, among others.
He is a member of Mensa International and the World Future Society. He has been selected by the Huffington Post as one of the 30 biotech thinkers with the biggest global impact. He is a member of the “Committee on Future Research” of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
Last date of modification: 23rd of August, 2015.