UAE eHealth Week
Mar. 17-19, 2019

Dr. Homero Rivas

Professor of Surgery and Associate Dean of Innovation and the Future
Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Healthcare Sciences, UAE

Dr. Homero Rivas is a Professor of Surgery, and Associate Dean of Innovation and the Future at the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences in Dubai, UAE. Until recently, he was Associate Professor and the Director of Innovative Surgery at Stanford University. He has been involved in Digital Health for many years and has founded and advised many Digital Health startups. As a thought leader in Digital Health, he often collaborates with entrepreneurs and innovators from the Silicon Valley and now in the Middle East. He is strong proponent of novel technologies in healthcare such as wearables, augmented and virtual reality, telemedicine, 3D printing, drones, artificial intelligence, etc. He is a proponent of implementing design thinking in medical education. He is the author of multiple peer-reviewed journals and book chapters. He is the Co-Editor of the book “Digital Health, Scaling Healthcare to the World”. 

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