University of Bern (UBERN)

CEIDSS is a non-profit Research Organization working in health promotion focused on the social determinants of health.  Its mission is to produce innovative intervention research to improve the health status of the population, with an emphasis education on health determinants and risk factors linked with non-communicable diseases.

CEIDSS works in association with local and national authorities. While participating in European projects, CEIDSS has a strong experience in developing national and international comprehensive programs on tackling malnutrition, aligned with health strategies and priorities.

The University of Bern, at the heart of Switzerland, is a hub of global connections and local engagement. It forges partnerships across science, medicine, business, and politics, emphasizing ethical responsibility. Renowned for problem-oriented research, the university serves as a key regional educator and industry promoter. It is dedicated to equal opportunities, fostering work-life balance, ensuring safe environments, and actively increasing gender diversity across all faculty levels.


The team members

Stavroula Mougiakakou

Stravroula Mougiakakou is currently leading the AI in the Health and Nutrition laboratory at the ARTORG Center. Her research interests include AI, machine learning, computer vision, and their application in prevention, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment personalization of acute and chronic diseases.

Ioannis Papathanail

Ioannis. Papathanail is a last-year Ph.D. student in the AI in Health and Nutrition laboratory. He is conducting his thesis within the framework of AI and computer vision methods for automatic dietary assessment.