Project Title/Research Interests: Identifying Large-Scale Opportunities for Implementing Quality-Changing Technologies and Workflows in Healthcare

Dr. Iheanacho Obinnaya Emeruwa ("Obi") is a Specialty Training and Advanced Research (STAR) Fellow in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at UCLA.  He holds a bachelor's degree in biomedical sciences and engineering from Harvard University, and completed the joint MD-MBA program at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Columbia Business School, where he was recognized as a Botwinick Scholar and a Forbes Future Healthcare Leader. Dr. Emeruwa completed his internal medicine residency and chief residency at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia University Medical Center and is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is an inaugural Biodesign Innovation Fellow at UCLA Health and a PhD candidate in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA. Dr. Emeruwa is interested in identifying large-scale opportunities for implementing quality-changing technologies and workflows in healthcare.