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Matthew Diamond, MD, PhD

Medical Officer, Digital Health


Matthew Diamond, MD, PhD serves as Medical Officer for Digital Health at FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiologic Health. In this role, Dr. Diamond leads a multi-disciplinary team of physicians, scientists, and engineers developing FDA policy on emerging technologies. He regularly provides consultation within and outside of the agency on digital health products, and he serves on center, agency, and international working groups, including on medical software standards and artificial intelligence.

Dr. Diamond brings experience from his work at large and small technology companies, including as Chief Medical Officer at Nokia, and as Medical Director at Fossil Group and the startup Misfit Wearables. As Vice Chair of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) Health & Fitness Technology Board, Dr. Diamond promoted public health applications of mobile technology, and he established an ANSI-accredited standardization committee to develop standards in digital health for wellness-related devices and apps.

Dr. Diamond has served on numerous advisory boards including for the Center for Personalized Health Monitoring at UMass Amherst and for the venture firm NGP Capital. As a wearables expert, he was Chair of the USA Technical Advisory Group to the IEC Wearables Standards Committee TC124. Dr. Diamond earned his MD and PhD (biophysics) from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and he is board certified in rehabilitation medicine and sports medicine, with certification in medical acupuncture. A faculty member at NYU, Dr. Diamond is passionate about helping people improve their mobility and performance through a holistic approach to rehabilitation and technology that promotes wellness.

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