Pedro A. Moreno Sánchez, Ph.D

Faculty of Medicine and Health Technology, Tampere University (Finland)

Pedro A. Moreno-Sánchez works as Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Tampere University

He has RDI experience in the digital health field since 2007 working in Spanish and European projects focused on eHealth for supporting older adults and funded by several programs like Horizon 2020, EIT-Health, AAL. He has recently worked as an expert evaluator for the Horizon Europe research and innovation program.

He worked for 9 years as a digital health researcher and project manager at the Bioengineering and Telemedicine Group of the Polytechnic University of Madrid, and 3 years as a senior researcher at the Biomedical Research Foundation of the University Hospital of Getafe-Madrid (Spain). From 2020 to 2022, he worked as an RDI expert and AI researcher in digital health and wellbeing technologies at Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (Finland). Since 2022, he works as a Postdoctoral Research fellow in the Decision Support for Healthcare research group at Tampere University focusing on developing explainable and trustworthy AI models for healthcare applications. He also had educational experience working as a lecturer at the Polytechnic University of Madrid (Spain), Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (Finland), and Tampere University (Finland). He holds a Ph.D. in Telecommunication Engineering (Biomedical Engineering specialization) from Polytechnic University of Madrid (Spain). As well, he holds a master’s degree in “Bioengineering and Telemedicine” and a bachelor’s degree in Telecommunication Engineering by the Polytechnic University of Madrid (Spain). Obtained in 2018 the Project Management Professional –PMP® certification by the Project Management Institute®.

His current research focus is on eXplainable Artificial Intelligence (XAI) applied to the healthcare domain and disease prediction models in different diseases like cardiovascular, fibromyalgia, chronic kidney disease, or emergency services.

Pedro was awarded a  Z-inspection® Teaching Certificate.