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Opportunity for Innovation: Harnessing the Mobile Revolution to Improve Global Health

September 26, 2014

Alain B. Labrique, PhD, MHS, MS, MACE
Director, Johns Hopkins Global mHealth Initiative
Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Assistant Professor, Department of Community-Public Health in the School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University

About the Presenter: Dr. Alain Labrique is the founding director of the Johns Hopkins University Global mHealth Initiative, a multi-disciplinary consortium of mHealth research across the Johns Hopkins system. An infectious disease epidemiologist with over a decade of experience running large population-based research studies, Dr. Labrique serves on the faculty in the Global Disease Epidemiology and Control Program of the Department of International Health. He holds joint appointments in the Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Department of Community-Public Health in the School of Nursing of the Johns Hopkins University. His projects measure the impact of mHealth and other interventions on improving maternal, neonatal and infant outcomes, with a focus on mortality in resource-limited settings. Dr. Labrique was recognized as one of the Top 11 mHealth Innovators in 2011. Dr. Labrique also designs and validates appropriate diagnostic and public health technologies, and is the inventor of a number of devices.