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Photo of DenizDeniz Jafari

PhD Candidate

University of Toronto


(416) 597-3422 ext.40382


Deniz is a PhD candidate in Rehabilitation Sciences in collaboration with Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto (UofT) under the supervision of Dr. Babak Taati and Dr. Yana Yunusova. Her research area of focus is development and validation of artificial intelligence models and affordable clinical tools for automatic, easy to use, and accurate monitoring of motor deficits in individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD).

She also received her BASc in Engineering Science and MHSc in Clinical Engineering from UofT. Her passion lies in developing and implementing models/methodologies/solutions to directly impact human lives with the ultimate objective of improving healthcare quality for all. Particularly, focusing on developing affordable, easy to use, and clinically feasible systems that can be used by individuals in need around the globe.