2019 Recipient of Donald Lindberg's Award for Health IT Innovation
Accepted and completed Velocity Accelerator Program - Creative HealthTech
Innovation Talk for Gamified Surgical Virtual Workspace, Harvard Medical School 2018
Graduate Research Assistantship – University of Missouri, School of Medicine 2017
Nominated to Rollins Society – University of Missouri by Department of Health Management & Informatics, MU 2018
Honorable Mentions – American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) 2018
Best Medical App at World Summit Awards 2017 – Sutures App
Gold Thesis Award for Most Outstanding Undergraduate Engineering Thesis at Manufacturing Dept., DLSU. 2015
1st Prize for Best Technical Product at DITECH Innovation Fair, DLSU. 2015
Top 10 Selected Disaster Relief Projects at IEEE Insight Region 10 Congress, India. 2013
Scholarship for Outstanding B2 German at Goethe Institute, Morocco. 2008
Projects, Products & Intellectual Publications
Cognitive Disorder Ontology: Behavioral and Physiological Symptoms in Diagnosing Common Anxiety Disorders – Implemented in WebProtege
Point-of-Care Primary Diagnostic Expert System for Infectious Diseases – implemented in Prolog
iHEAR – Patient centered platform for hearing aids adjustment among aging adults
MyTrybe – Remote patient-care activation Platform for adults with Diabetes
Oncoweb Portal – Data curation and warehousing for Oncology Data
Sutures Simulator – intelligent Decision Support System for Pre-operative surgical training and communication
InSight AI Psychotherapist – Decision Support System for remote and artificially intelligent conversational psychotherapy
Psypher – gamified psychiatric assessment for PTSD stressor identification therapy
Usop,K.,(2019,May), A Systematic Review of “Personalized Medicine” Mobile Health Technologies and Their Im pact on Consumer Health (in review)
Usop, K., (2018, May), Impacts of Integrating Gamified Surgery Educational Technologies in Healthcare. In Journal of Serious Games for Health and Medicine (preprint)
Bouras, M.,Usop, K., Popescu, M., (2018, March), Empowering Diabetes Self-management by Gamifying Intelligent System: MyTrybe Framework. In IEEE MECBME, 2018, IEEE
Mandal, S.,Usop, K., Ong, R., Gonzalez, E.A., & Reilly, R. (2014, April). IEEE Direct to Students program (D2S): Changing dynamics of education and Innovation. In Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON), 2014 IEEE (pp. 987 - 990), IEEE.
Usop,K.(2019,April).GamificationasanEnd-gametoHealthcareInnovation–PanelDiscussion,American Healthcare Executive (ACHE), West Florida Chapter.
Usop, K., (2018, March). Gamifying Surgery: How to design a bio-inspired game engine for Virtual Surgical Procedures. In Virtual Reality Symposium - Harvard Medical School, 2018, United States of America.
Usop,K.,(2016, July). Application of a Mobile Platform For Instant Messaging, Classification and Transfer of Medical Data: A Conceptual Framework. In e-Health and Telemedicine in Mediterranean Countries, 2016, Kingdom of Morocco.
Usop, K.,(2014, December). Telecare: Human-Centered Design Analysis for Elderly People with Mild Dementia. In Koszalin University of Technology Telehealth Symposium, 2014, Poland.
Training, Education and Industrial Experience
Master of Science in Health Informatics – BioInformatics (2019)
Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Engineering and Management with Specialization in Biomedical Engineering ( 2015)
Peer Reviewer at IEEE Journal for Biomedical and Health Informatics (JBHI)
Peer Reviewer at Europen Journal for Biomedical Informatics
Peer-Reviewer at Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR)
Google Women TechMakers – Morocco Lead (2017)
Google Developers Group Rabat Section –Co-organizer (2017)
IEEE Education Society – Program manager (2012-2014)
Innovation Architect Mentor for multiple Health Tech companies (under Medverse labs LLC)
Co-Founder of Techverse coworking space & incubator- Rabat city (under ASEAN industries LLC)
Co-Founder of GINA Health AI Startup (under Gina Health LLC)