Alex Jadad, M.D.

Chief Innovator and Founder, Centre for Global eHealth Innovation

Alex Jadad, M.D., is a physician, innovator, educator and public advocate. He holds the Canada Research Chair in eHealth Innovation at the University of Toronto and the University Health Network, where he is the chief innovator and founder of the Centre for Global eHealth Innovation.

Dr. Jadad's research and innovation work focuses on:

  • Virtual tools to support the encounter between the public and the health system
  • Interactive tools to promote knowledge translation and mentorship of health professionals and the public
  • Online resources to support social networks, respond to major public health threats (such as chronic conditions and pandemics), support international collaboration, and enable the public to shape the health system and society

2012 conference presentation