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What inspired you to start Figure 1, the medical image repository and smartphone app?

After working at a number of hospitals in the GTA, I noticed mobile phones were being used to communicate about patients. Physicians and students were taking pictures and then texting or calling colleagues with questions — it was an efficient and valuable practice, and it made me curious about what greater trends it indicated.

You are a pioneer in immediately sequential bilateral cataract surgery (ISBCS) — what are you turning your sights to next?

Dr. Wilfred Chung, MD’79 is the Chief of Emergency Services at the Kemptville District Hospital in Kemptville Ontario and has served on the Board of Directors of the St. Joseph’s Continuing Care Centre as well as the Champlain Regional Stroke Network's Prevention & Acute Care Committee. He is also the President of The Philomathia Foundation, a family foundation founded and managed by Dr. Chung and his four brothers.

David Caplan, MSc’12 (Biochemistry) is Chief Technology Officer & Cofounder of SolveBio, a genomic intelligence company. He is both a web developer and computational biologist. Prior to founding SolveBio, David cofounded 5by, a video discovery platform since acquired by StumbleUpon.

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