Karl Friedl, Ph.D., COL (US Army, ret.)

University of California San Francisco School of Medicine

Karl Friedl, Ph.D., is a Fellow in the ORISE Knowledge Preservation Program and also an adjunct Professor in the Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco. He retired from thirty years of active duty service in the Army as a Colonel in 2013, where he had last served as Director of the Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC) at the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command. Dr Friedl received the M.A. degree in zoology from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1979 and the Ph.D. degree in biology (integrative physiology) through the Institute of Environmental Stress in the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 1984. His research interest is focused on physiological modeling and monitoring technologies especially as applied to the limits of human performance. Dr. Friedl serves as Associate Editor of the IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics. He is a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).