When did you first know what you wanted to be when you grew up? Some of us are still looking for the answer to that question.

Mohamed Elmahdy was a freshman in high school when the lightbulb went off.

After earning his Ph.D. in biomedical engineering, Mohamed could have worked for a hospital, a doctor's office, a lab or a drug company. But when he heard about the AT&T Foundry for Connected Health, he saw an opportunity to better serve the dreams of his 14-year-old self.

 

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Mohamed Elmahdy

So what happened in 9th grade?

"I wasn't really interested in medicine or anything health-related until that point," Mohamed remembers. "I just remember how helpless I felt with what my family was going through. I decided I never wanted to feel that way again."

Find out what changed the course of Mohamed's young life, and discover some of the innovative work happening at the AT&T Foundry for Connected Health.