Dr Joseph Ferenbok

Dr Joseph Ferenbok

Co Founder


Driven to improve patient care, Joseph catapults projects forward with passion, wisdom, and a contagious chuckle., Joseph is our inspirational Founder and Program Director at HealthEdge Innovation. Joseph is co-founder of the Environs Group of businesses that from an innovation investment network administered on the Phundex Platform. Joseph is innovation lead at Phundex.

Joseph is Co-Director, Translational Research Program, Institute of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and Co-Director of the Health Innovation Hub, a Faculty of Medicine initiative. Joseph is the Course Director for Foundations in TR and for Methods in Practices and Contexts, and the Instructor for the Translational Thinking module.

The Health Innovation Hub, a Faculty of Medicine initiative intended to connect, align, serve, and facilitate the translation, innovation, and commercialization of ‘Health Matters’.

At University of Toronto, Joseph’s responsibilities include all administrative duties inherent in the development and running of a graduate program in Translational Medicine. These include the development of the content and curriculum, identifying and orienting prospective faculty, and identifying prospective partnerships and opportunities for expansion of translational research within the Faculty of Medicine and the University of Toronto. Joseph is an experienced Curriculum Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Skilled in Report Writing, Technical Writing, Policy Analysis, Critical Thinking, and Human Computer Interaction. Joseph is a strong education professional with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) focused in Technologies of Surveillance from University of Toronto.