Dr. Richard Foty

Dr. Richard Foty



CEO of HealthEdge Innovations (HEI) Inc., Richard Foty is responsible for the development of systems and strategies to inform potential investors in health innovation. Richard is co-developer to the Octad business analysis application and Co-Developer of Phundex for Health.

Richard also continues his role an Assistant Professor in the department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, and a course co-director in the Translational Research Program in Health Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.

Prior to undertaking his doctoral studies, Richard was a Research Coordinator at the Hospital for Sick Children. He holds an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology and Health Science from York University and a Master’s of Science degree in Epidemiology from UofT. Richard was classically trained as a musician from a very young age. While music continues to be an integral part of his life, he has also been able to blend his artistic passion into his scientific pursuits.