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Policy Rounds: Advancing the Role of the Internet of Things in Public Health Research
February 8, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Advancing the Role of the Internet of Things in Public Health Research
Date: February 8, 2022 at 3:00pm AT/2:00pm ET
Description: Dr. Plinio Morita will explore the role of Internet of Things (IoT) technology in informing public health research and will discuss how the siloed data ecosystems that we currently have around the world prevent data from having a major positive impact on public health practice. In this presentation, he will talk about the challenges in accessing and sharing IoT and AAL data during the pandemic and some examples of how IoT data was used to inform public health initiatives.
Speaker: Dr. Plinio Morita, Associate Professor – School of Public Health Sciences, University of Waterloo, J.W. Graham Information Technology Emerging Leader Chair in Applied Health Informatics, & Assistant Professor – Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto