Dr. Pascal Fallavollita

Medical AI

Prof. Pascal Fallavollita is an Associate Professor at the Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Canada. He is an innovative, solution-driven, and award winning research leader with 10 years of experience in North America and Europe that includes cancer imaging training at Johns Hopkins Medical School, USA, and overseeing laboratory initiatives for an elite translational research institution at the Technical University of Munich, Germany. In 2018, he was awarded the Ontario Early Researcher Award for his work in 3D Interventional Augmented Reality. This award seeks to open a new research front by transforming the surgery rooms of tomorrow. He is the director of the Medical Education, Training, and Computer Assisted Interventions (METRICS) laboratory, where the aim is to explore the impact of novel mixed-reality technologies and how these should be integrated and validated to ensure optimal medical education, surgery, and aging, while fostering healthy habits across the lifespan.