Dr. Deepak Kaura, Chief Medical Officer at 1QBit and Chair of the Board of Joule, has generously endowed a scholarship for IAM graduate students working in the mathematics of medicine. The initial endowment will fund in perpetuity a yearly award of $1,200 that students can use to help fund costs of research or supplement their research stipend. Preference will be given to students whose research is likely to have tangible benefits to medicine.
Information in how to apply will be available soon.
Dr. Kaura (MD, FRCPC, MBA) spent five years in Qatar with the Sidra Medical and Research Center, and most recently served as the Executive Chairman of the Foundational Clinical Services Management Group, where he helped to set new standards in patient care for women and children, and led ground-breaking work in the application of machine learning to health care. Dr. Kaura has also served the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as Subspecialty Chair in Pediatric Radiology, and established a number of health-care startups.
Dr. Kaura earned his medical degree at the University of Manitoba, is a diplomat of the American Board of Radiology, a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Certification of Canada, and has a Master of Business Administration from HEC Paris. He has held faculty appointments as Associate Professor at Cornell University and at the University of Calgary.