Narges Armanfard received the M.Sc. degree in electrical and computer engineering from Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran, in 2008, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada, in 2016. She was a post-doctoral fellow with Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. She is currently an assistant professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada. Her current research interests include machine learning, computer vision and their applications in healthcare.
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