Mohamed Elmahdy: "I decided I never wanted to feel that way again."

October 25, 2017

By Matt Lawson

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.

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.

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