Alain Labrique

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Director, Johns Hopkins University Global mHealth Initiative
Professor & Associate Chair for Research
Program in Global Disease Epidemiology and Control
Department of International Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


Alain Labrique is the founding director of the Johns Hopkins University Global mHealth Initiative; an infectious disease and population epidemiologist, he serves as Professor and the inaugural Associate Chair for Research in Department of International Health. Labrique leads research in maternal, neonatal and infant health in resource-limited settings and was recognized as one of the Top 11 mHealth Innovators in 2011. He served as a lead author on the 2012 Bellagio Declaration on mHealth Evidence. In 2018, he was awarded the Excellence in International Public Health Practice Award and a Distinguished Alumnus award from Johns Hopkins University. Labrique has authored over 150 publications in high-impact journals, as well as many book chapters and technical reports. His frameworks for Digital Health remains among the most cited. Prof. Labrique serves as a Technical Advisor to several international and global health agencies and Ministries of Health and is the Chair of the WHO Digital Health Guidelines Development Group and a member of the WHO Digital Health Roster of Experts.