Eric Marler

Biography

• Educated at McGill University (1949-1961). He worked for the IBM Corporation from 1965 to 1993. In 1993, he retired from IBM and became a consultant serving international corporations active in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Africa. • He has authored and co-authored articles, theses, book chapters and/or web sites in the history of science, internal medicine, physical biochemistry, public health, botany, disaster preparedness, and a variety of industry and corporate sectors. • He served as Trustee (1988-1993) and later Chairman of the Child Health Foundation (1999-2002) and as a member of the Advisory Board of the Japan Heritage Foundation. He is a Member of the Board of Directors of the Metis Beach Community Association and served as a Member of the Board of Directors of Volunteers in Technical Assistance (1990-1999). He also served as Trustee of the International Center for Research on Women (1980-90). He was Co-Chairman of the Disaster Communications Preparedness Sub-Committee and Member of the International Disaster Advisory Council of the U.S. Department of State, Agency for International Development, chaired by Mrs. Marilyn Quayle (1990-92).

EDUCAUSE Publications

  • Mobile Global Health
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    Public health services and epidemiology research can reach larger audiences if accessible via mobile technology, from cell phones to smartphones to tablet devices.