Co-Director, Inception Health Labs
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
Head of Engineering, Inception Health and Froedtert Health
Melek Somai is the principal in digital health engineering at Inception Health. He holds also the position of Assistant Professor of Medicine at Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr Somai’s expertise is in health informatics and data engineering. Melek is trained in medicine, data scientist, and public health. He was formerly a research fellow at the Neuro-Epidemiology and Ageing Research at Imperial College and the Associate Director of the Centre for Cryptocurrency Research and Engineering exploring the deployment of Blockchain Technology in Health Care and Life Sciences. He is a former Fulbright scholar. Dr Somai has a special interest in the impact of information technology and data in shaping the provision of care. He is also interested in the development of new approaches to public and global health using data science. As part of his global health activities, Dr Somai is the founder and the current president of the Tunisian Center for Public Health.
Data Science in Global Health—Highlighting the Burdens of Human Papillomavirus and Cervical Cancer in the MENA Region Using Open Source Data and Spatial AnalysisPublished by Melek Somai in Leveraging Data Science for Global Health on January, 2020