Alex Mihailidis received the B.A.Sc. degree in mechanical and industrial engineering, the M.A.Sc. degree in biomedical engineering, both from the University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, and the Ph.D. degree in bioengineering from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, U.K. He is the Barbara G. Stymiest Research Chair in rehabilitation technology at the University of Toronto and Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, where he is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy and at the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, with a cross appointment in the Department of Computer Science. He has been conducting research in the field of pervasive computing and intelligent systems in health, having published more than 150 journal papers, conference papers, and abstracts in this field. He has specifically focused on the development of intelligent home systems for elder care and wellness, technology for children with autism, and adaptive tools for nurses and clinical applications.
JTEHM, Articles, Published ArticlesUnobtrusive Detection of Simulated Orthostatic Hypotension and Supine Hypertension using Ballistocardiogram and Electrocardiogram of Healthy Adults
Effective management of neurogenic orthostatic hypotension and supine hypertension (SH-OH) due autonomic failure requires a frequent and timely adjustment of medication throughout the day to maintain the blood pressure (BP) within the normal range, i.e., an accurate depiction of BP... Read more
Posted on 10 OCT 2018
JTEHM, ArticlesQuantification of Resting of Resting-state Ballistocardiogram Difference between Clinical and Non-clinical Populations for Ambient Monitoring of Heart Failure
Isaac S. Chang, Susanna Mak, Narges Armanfard, Jennifer Boger, Sherry L. Grace, Amaya Arcelus, Caroline Chessex, Alex Mihailidis
A ballistocardiogram (BCG) is a versatile bio-signal that enables ambient remote monitoring of heart failure (HF) patients in a home setting, achieved through embedded sensors in the surrounding environment. Numerous methods of analysis are available for extracting physiological information using... Read more
Posted on 12 OCT 2020