Mark Ansermino is a researcher and clinician in the Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics at the University of British Columbia. He is a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar and a Principal Investigator at the Research Institute at British Columbia’s Children’s Hospital. He is Director of the Centre for International Child Health. He also co-leads the Digital Health Innovation Lab – a research team of engineers and clinicians who are developing and evaluating novel mobile health applications to improve the health outcomes of women and children around the world. As a team, they combine science and engineering to create cutting edge technology that uses clinical data, automation and smart physical sensors to extract important data features. Their goal is to provide frontline healthcare workers in low and middle-income countries around the world with the key tools they need to make informed medical decisions for their patients.

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Research Interests:

Maternal and Child Health
Global Health (esp frugal technology)
Pulse Oximetry
Near Infrared Spectroscopy

Clinical Interests:

Total Intravenous Anesthesia (TIVA)
Automation in Anesthesia
Pediatric Sepsis
Precision Health
Technology Integration
Mobile Health

Honours & Awards:

Professor W. Houston Prize (2002), City University, London, UK
Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society/Abbott Laboratories Award (2004)
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, Scholar (2006)
Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering (2011)
Distinguished Achievements Award for Excellence in Clinical or Applied Research (2012), UBC Faculty of Medicine
Award for Excellence in Clinical Researc, Child and Family Research Institute (2013)