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Experts on digital health

Digital health is a broad, interdisciplinary field where medicine and healthcare intersect with information technology. It encompasses such areas as mobile health and wearable devices, personalized medicine, and telehealth. Research on digital health at WPI take place in such cutting-edge facilities as PracticePoint, a proving ground for medical cyber-physical systems, and the Healthcare Delivery Institute. WPI experts on digital health can speak on smartphone apps for health monitoring and medical care and automation in surgical robotics, among other topics.

Emmanuel O. Agu
Emmanuel O. Agu
Professor-Computer Science
Computer Science

Professor Agu's research interests are in the areas of computer graphics, mobile computing, and wireless networks. He is especially interested in research into how to use a smartphone as a platform to deliver better... Read More

Gregory S. Fischer

Professor Fischer develops surgical robotics, including MRI-compatible robotic devices for enhancing cancer diagnosis, add intelligent automation to telesurgery, and develop assistive robotics, including socially assistive... Read More

Angela C Incollingo Rodriguez

Professor Rodriguez's research program uses a biopsychosocial approach to study health and health behaviors. She conducts research at the intersection of social phenomena (such as weight stigma), biomarkers (such as the... Read More

Elke A. Rundensteiner

Professor Rundensteiner's research focuses on how to make use of data and information in an effective manner, towards achieving goals in business, scientific discovery, and digital health. With the inter-connectivity of... Read More

Sarah Eliza Stanlick

Sarah Stanlick, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in The Global School at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Her research interests include vulnerable populations, health and human rights, global and local citizenship, and... Read More

Bengisu  Tulu
Bengisu Tulu
Professor-Business
The Business School

Professor Tulu's work focuses on implementing health information technologies in health systems, and developing patient-provider facing digital health solutions, including mobile apps that facilitate shared decision... Read More

Haichong  Zhang
Haichong Zhang
Assistant Professor
Robotics Engineering

Professor Zhang is the founding director of the Medical Frontier Ultrasound Imaging and Robotic Instrumentation (Medical FUSION) Laboratory. The research in his lab focuses on the interface of medical imaging, sensing, and... Read More