Professor Maurice Mars

Head of Department, University of KwaZulu-Natal

Maurice Mars MBChB, MD is Professor of TeleHealth at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He has been active in telemedicine in South Africa for over 25 years, and has served on a number of national and international telemedicine and medical informatics committees. His Department provides postgraduate education in both medical informatics and telemedicine to students in several African countries. Mars is the founding editor of the Journal of the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth and serves on the editorial boards of several ehealth journals. His current research focus is on telemedicine ethics.

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