Digital Health & Innovation etc.

My name is Nori Hirahara, PhD, and I'm Associate Professor of eHealth Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia). In academic settings, my work is to use ICT to improve the quality of healthcare for patients and community, while supporting innovations in healthcare industry. Trained in cognitive and decision sciences, I also have expertise in medical decision-making. I'm also known for numerous public lectures on mindfulness in leadership, cognitive science in daily life, and Buddhist psychology.

WHO I am: Expertise

Briefly explains Nori's profile and expertise as well as publication lists.

WHAT I do: Work

Tracks past and current work in entrepreneurial and academic areas.

WHERE I am spotted: Activities

Shows a list that has both physical and online lectures and events where you can spot me.





【conf】6/21-23|MIST Summer Boot Camp 2022

From Tue. to Thu., 0830 to 1630 each day, we learnt lots of aspects of the IS, including basic concepts, the history of the development, numerous case studies (presented by the primary investigator himself!), research frameworks, theories, strategies of dissemination, stakeholder engagement, cost-effectiveness analysis…. Yes, indeed, it was a “boot camp,” man! But a good version of it. With tons of good food (and too much caffeine)!

【salon】仏教と科学のサロン「宗教が好きな人は科学が嫌いになるのか? 」を開催






週刊少年ジャンプで連載されてアニメでも絶好調だったどこかの作品を彷彿とさせる名称ですね!でも、狙った訳ではなくて、大真面目にこのテーマが論争された歴史が真宗業界であったらしいのです。Dr. Noriの対談相手である本願寺の光輪ご門主から伺うまでは、彼もその歴史を知りませんでした。

【event】UMeHealth office party

It’s not really a lecture but was a welcoming party taken place at Faculty of Medicine Building to cerebrate the newly formed UMeHealth Unit. FoM organised this office party on the 15th February 2022 to welcome new members (Professor Dr Lee Ping Yein and me, Assoc. Professor Dr Norimichi Hirahara) to the unit and