Renato Marcos Endrizzi Sabbatini (born 20 February 1947, in Campinas, State of São Paulo) is a Brazilian biomedical and computer scientist, educator, consultant, publisher, science writer, entrepreneur and administrator. Holds a BSc in Biomedical Sciences (1968), and PhD in Physiology (1977) by the Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto of the University of São Paulo, followed by postdoctoral work at the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry's Department of Primate Behavior. He is a retired professor at the Department of Genetics (Division of Medical Informatics and Biostatistics), and the Department of Biomedical Engineering of the Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the State University of Campinas. He founded the Center for Biomedical Informatics, and helped create the Brazilian Society for Health Informatics, where he served as a president and later Director of Professional Education. Currently Sabbatini is CEO and Chairman of the Board of the Edumed Institute for Education in Medicine and Health, coordinator of its International Center for Health Information Technology and Health, founding member and vice-president of the HL7 Institute Brazil and the IHE Association Brazil. Sabbatini received the 1992 Prêmio José Reis de Divulgação Científica award for popular science writing and was named one of Info Exame Magazine's "50 Champions of Innovation" for 2007, and the Health IT Magazine 2018 Award of Outstanding Consultant in Health Information Technology.
He stands among the very early and most active pioneers in Latin America and Brazil in research, education and business in the areas of health informatics, telemedicine, e-learning and distance education, e-publications and e-health portals; and has also pursued a parallel career as an consultant in the editorial and software businesses, and has helped to found several companies.
Dr. Sabbatini is a Fellow Elect (Founding) of the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics, established in 2017 by the International Medical Informatics Association,