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Dr. Kumanan Wilson is an internal medicine physician and scientist at the Ottawa Hospital and Professor of Medicine at the University of Ottawa. His research focuses on digital health, big data, and health policy.

Working alongside leading scientists and clinicians, Dr. Wilson’s team has developed a pan-Canadian digital immunization record (, a digital comic to teach children about immunization (, a stroke-rehabilitation platform, and a mobile tool for Emergency Department clinicians.

His research team is responsible for creating a blood test for pre-term birth in low resource settings, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and is currently working with the World Health Organization evaluating the International Health Regulations.