J Mark Ansermino is a researcher and clinician in the Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics at the University of British Columbia. He is a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar and a Principal Investigator at the Research Institute at British Columbia’s Children’s Hospital. He is Interim Director of the Centre for International Child Health and Director of Pediatric Anesthesia Research. He co-leads the influential Electrical & Computer Engineering in Medicine (ECEM) research team of engineers and clinicians who are developing and evaluating novel mobile health applications to improve the health outcomes of women and children around the world. As a team, they combine science and engineering to create cutting edge technology that uses clinical data, automation and smart physical sensors to extract important data features. Their goal is to provide frontline healthcare workers in low and middle income countries around the world with the key tools they need to make informed medical decisions for their patients.