Giving Health Care a Dose of Artificial Intelligence

Wolfgang Fink, ECE associate professor and Edward & Maria Keonjian Endowed Chair of Microelectronics, Wolfang Fink, ECE associate professor equips machines to make judgments ordinarily entrusted to people.

"It brings quality health care to the patient rather than the patient to the health care," he says. One of his recent projects, a "smart ophthalmoscope," allows rural clinicians to submit detailed images of patients' eyes to a remote diagnostic system. The device could be commercially available within two years.

Learn more about why Fink finds working in biomedical engineering so rewarding in the latest issue of Arizona Alumni Magazine.

Photo by Jacob Chinn/UA Alumni Association

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