Dr. Couderc is a biomedical engineer who obtained his PhD degree with highest honors from the French National Institute of Applied Sciences in Lyon, France in 1997. He is Associate Professor of Medicine in the Cardiology Department of Strong Memorial Hospital (Rochester, NY) and Research Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Rochester (NY). He is leading the Telemetric and Holter ECG Warehouse initiative (THEW- project.org), and he is the Assistant Director of the Heart Research Follow-up Program (HRFUP). Dr. Couderc is a principal investigator and a co- investigator in several federal- funded research grants involving the development of ECG and wearable technologies. In addition, he holds the position of Chief Technology Officer at iCardiac Technology Inc. a Rochester-based research spinoff delivering high-precision ECG-based safety and efficacy metrics to international pharmaceutical companies.
Dr. Couderc has been invited for lectures by universities in US and Europe and by private and national laboratories (NIH and EPA). He is currently holding a position of Special Governmental Employee at the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) for the Food and Drug Administration of the US. Department of Health & Human Services. Currently, he has more than 80 publications and his work has been highlighted in the Wall Street Journal.