Christo El Morr, PhD
Dr. El Morr is a Health Informatics researcher and the Undergraduate Program Director at the school of Health Policy and Management at York University. His cross-disciplinary research covers health informatics and computer engineering. His research interests focus on Health Virtual Communities, Mobile Communities, e-collaboration, particularly in the domain of Chronic Disease Management and health promotion: Peripheral Arterial Disease, Kidney Diseases and Mental Health. He also has research interests in Hospital Patient Services and Patient Quality of Care (e.g. readmission patterns, dose reduction), Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS), and Electronic Health Record. He has published books, chapters, and articles in these areas. He particularly enjoys working in applied research in partnerships with IT industry, he received funds from the Ontario Center of Excellence (OCE) and the Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR). He consulted for international organizations and served as an Expert Reviewer for the Ministry of Research and Innovation, Ontario. He is a Research Scientist at North York General Hospital and work with collaborators from Saint Michael's Hospital. In 2016, he received recognition as York U Research Leader.