Dr. Alon Dagan is an emergency medicine physician with a background in biomedical engineering. He is interested in developing pragmatic and innovative healthcare tools by bridging the divide between technical and clinical fields. He is currently working clinically as an attending emergency medicine physician at both Lahey Medical Center and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and serves an Instructor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School. In addition, Dr. Dagan is a Research Affiliate at the MIT Laboratory of Computational Physiology. His work is focused on the power of bringing together practicing clinicians with technical experts in order to create meaningful and practical healthcare solutions both locally and in the global health setting. To this end he has acted as clinical faculty for both “HST 953: Collaborative Data Science in Medicine” and “HST 936: Leveraging Big Data in Global Health” hosted at the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology. Additionally, he is one of the founding course instructors of “Global Health Informatics to Improve Quality of Care” a massive open online course, which has been freely accessed by more than 6000 learners in 155 countries. Dr. Dagan has also co-organized collaborative health hackathons at MIT as well as in Mexico, Colombia, Taiwan and Thailand and he has been invited to speak on the topic of fostering healthcare innovation both locally and internationally. Research interests include secondary analysis of electronic health records, machine learning and artificial intelligence in healthcare, mobile health implementation in low resource areas, global health informatics and low-cost wireless monitoring systems.