Kenneth R. Foster

Kenneth R. Foster, Ph.D. (kfoster@seas.upenn.edu) (life fellow IEEE) is a professor in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

Associated articles

IEEE PULSE, Feature March/April 2017
Smartphone Apps Meet Evidence Based Medicine
“The future of medicine is in your smartphone,” proclaimed an eminent medical researcher in a 2015 Wall Street Journal essay. In a sense, that future has already arrived, judging from the proliferation of apps and medical devices now connected to... Read more
IEEE PULSE, Feature January/February 2019
The Opportunity and Obstacles for Smartwatches and Wearable Sensors
In September 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made a striking announcement. Transforming its current regulatory practice for approving and certifying medical devices—the FDA announced a bold new plan, the Digital Health Software Precertification (Precert) Program, to offer... Read more
IEEE PULSE, Feature March/April 2016
The Problem of False Discovery
Is there a Cheshire Cat in science? One might believe so, given the many published scientific discoveries that cannot be independently reproduced. The “replication crisis” in science has become a widely discussed issue among scientists and the lay media and... Read more