Dr. Abdo Shabah is an emergency physician, innovator and public health specialist. He has taken part in numerous humanitarian missions, conducts research in information technology in disaster settings and continues to serve in the International Emergency Response Unit with the Canadian Red Cross. In 2013, Dr. Shabah founded HUMANITAS to generate technological solutions to assist emergency responders and other groups.
After many years practicing in Quebec’s northern regions (Nunavik), Dr. Shabah practised in a Level I trauma center in Montreal and has participated in aeromedical evacuations since 2007. He has been appointed medical director at many Canadian health care organizations and currently works as an associate professor at the Université de Montréal. He also collaborates with many national and international universities and organizations on the development of humanitarian innovations.
Dr. Shabah holds an MBA from McGill University, an MSc in health care administration and an MD from the Université de Montréal. He also has a certificate in humanitarian studies from the Harvard School of Public Health focused on crisis/emergency/disaster management.