International SIG

The mission of the International Discussion Group is to:

  • Serve as a central focal point and forum for sharing knowledge in International Telemedicine.

  • Provide advocacy for International activities, projects and programs.

  • Provide guidance to countries establishing their own associations.

  • Provide a platform for discussion on International standards

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SIG Leadership

Maurice Mars, MBChB, MD
Professor of TeleHealth
University of KwaZulu-Natal
Durban, KwaZulu-N, South Africa

Vice Chair 
Andre Petitet, MD, Anaesthesiologist
Head of the CATEL International Commission
International Expert/Consultant for Telemedicine and eHealth

Immediate Past Chair 
Mark VanderWerf
Director of eHealth
Nonin Medical, Inc.
Plymouth, MN