March 6, 2013
University of Toronto and the University Health Network
Dr. Alex Jadad has been called a «human Internet», as his research and innovation work seeks to identify and connect the best minds, the best knowledge and the best tools across traditional boundaries to eliminate unnecessary suffering and promote maximum levels of joy. Such work focuses on a radical ‘glocal’ innovation model designed to improve the capacity of humans to imagine, create and promote new and better approaches to living, healing, working and learning across the world. He holds the Canada Research Chair in eHealth Innovation at the University Health Network and the University of Toronto, where he is also the Founder of the Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, a full professor and a physician whose mission is to enable people to live full, healthy and happy lives through innovative global collaborative efforts enabled by information and communication technologies (ICTs).