Dr Manuel Gonzalez-Garcia

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Dr. Manuel Gonzalez-Garcia is currently appointed as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Australian e-Health Research Centre, CSIRO, where he is member of the Mobile Health Systems team. He is a practicing cardiologist and family practice physician, formerly employed as Senior Consultant at the Heart Centre, Norrland’s University Hospital, in Sweden. Over the course of his career, Dr. Gonzalez’s activity has focused on the use of telemedicine and mobile technology to deliver cost-effective care for chronic heart disease’s patients and the practical integration of telemedicine in daily health care activities, especially its application in Cardiac Rehab programs.

Achievements and Awards

  • 2018-2018

    Qld Premier's Award for Public Sector Innovation

  • 2018-2018

    iAward for Public Sector and Government

  • 2018-2018

    IAward Research and Development project of the year (merit)

Current Roles

  • Postdoctoral Fellow at AEHRC
    Mobile Health and Chronic diseases

Academic Qualifications

  • 2013

    PhD degree
    University of Umeå, Sweden

  • 2009

    Medical Speciality: Cardiology
    University Hospital of Umeå, Sweden

  • 2000

    Medical Speciality: Family Practice
    Västerbotten Health Services, Sweden

  • 1997

    Medical speciality: Family Practice
    University Hospital of Madrid, Spain

  • 1993

    Medical Degree
    University of Madrid, Spain

Professional Experiences

  • November 2001-December 2016

    Specialist in Cardiology
    Heart Centre. University Hospital of Umeå. Sweden

  • 2000-2001

    Family doctor
    Western Gotland Health Centre. Sweden

  • 1999-1999

    Project coordinator at Humanitarian project in Angola
    Doctors of the World-Spain

  • 1998-1999

    Medical coordinator at Humanitarian project in Bosnia+Herzegovina
    Doctors of the World-Spain

  • 1997-1998

    Emergency doctor
    Severo Ochoa Hospital. Madrid. Spain