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University of Waterloo School of Public Health and Health Systems professor, and Ubiquitous Health Technology Lab (UbiLab) director, Plinio Morita, discusses the use of IoT and wearable device data to better understand population health. The goal is to use the abundance of existing datasets to inform public health officials to make more informed decisions.

The Ubiquitous Health Technology Lab (UbiLab), headed by School of Public Health and Heath Systems professor Plinio Morita, was one of three $25,000 winners in a national competition aimed at generating new methods to collect and use data in public health monitoring.