Joined September 2012

Akib Uddin

Project Manager

Personal Health Information Technology

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Why do you do what you do? What motivates you to get up every morning and come to work?

I want to contribute to the intersection of technology and computer engineering in healthcare to improve the health and well-being of our people and improve the quality and safety of our healthcare system.

Describe where you are are from. What did it look, smell, taste, sound like?

I have lived on three continents, born in Bangladesh, grew up in Botswana, and continuing to grow up in Toronto.

What are you passionate about outside of work?

Photography, travelling, books and food.

Professional Bio

Akib first joined the Centre for Global eHealth Innovation for his masters, focusing on wearable sensors and biofeedback for blood pressure management, under the supervision of Dr. Joe Cafazzo. He also worked with the Personal Health Information Technology team as an intern, focusing on the evaluation of mobile solutions for extreme heat awareness and the design and development of a chronic kidney disease management application

Akib holds a MHSc in Clinical Engineering and a BASc in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto.