Guest blogger

Professor Deborah Estrin

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Professor Deborah Estrin, Cornell Tech and co-Founder, Open mHealth.


Deborah is a Professor of Computer Science and founder of the Health Tech Hub at Cornell Tech in New York City. She is also a Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research at Weill Cornell Medical College and co-founder of the non-profit startup Open mHealth. Her current focus is on mobile health and small data, leveraging the pervasiveness of mobile devices and digital interactions for health and life management (TEDMED). Deborah is a member of The American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2007) and The National Academy of Engineering (2009). From 2000-2012 Estrin was on the Computer Science faculty at UCLA where she was the Founding Director of the NSF Center for Embedded Networked Sensing (CENS), pioneering the development of mobile and wireless systems to collect and analyze real time data about the physical world.