Dr Ruth Webster

Australia

Global Head of Medicine, George Health Technologies Head Technical Transfer, Genovate Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney

Dr Ruth Webster is the Global Head of Medicine in George Health Technologies, a social enterprise of The George Institute for Global Health. George Health Technologies aims to scaleup effective digital health solutions to improve the diagnosis and management of chronic disease globally.

 Dr Webster is also the Head of Technical Transfer within The George Institute for Global Health with responsibility for ensuring a smooth transfer of intellectual property generated by The George Institute’s world leading researchers into the social enterprise arm for scaleup. As a researcher, she has a particular interest in the development of novel strategies to bridge the evidence-practice gap in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention. She is actively involved in trials of various types of polypill strategies, as well as improving the use of technology in Australian general practice.