You can now enjoy the slide deck from this session, which took place at the 2013 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (September 19–20th). [Read more…] about What are scalable best practices to spread smart health?
Misha Pavel, PhD, is the Program Director in charge of the National Science Foundation’s Smart and Connected Health portfolio, designed to accelerate the development and use of innovative healthcare approaches that are preventive, proactive, evidence-based, person-centered and focused on well-being rather than disease. Concurrently, he has an appointment as a Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and a joint appointment in the Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, at Oregon Health and Science University. Prior to his academic career, he was a member of the technical staff at Bell Laboratories, where his research included network analysis and modeling. Misha Pavel is a Senior Member of IEEE.
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Synopsis of the Smart and Connected Health Program: [Read more…] about NSF Smart and Connected Health Program Director to speak at 2013 SharpBrains Summit
Writing a foreword to this book against a tight deadline is a somewhat challenging task. As you will learn later in the book though, there is reason to believe that such mentally stimulating, novel activities are beneficial for keeping my brain sharp as I gain in wisdom — and in years. Like many people, I have noticed changes with aging since my younger adult years. And while we all wish for a magic pill, at least for the time being it is our behaviors, perhaps aided by technology, which can help us to age well physically, emotionally, and cognitively.