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Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Health., University of Waterloo

Hector Perez is an Age-Well HQP and postdoctoral fellow in the School of Public Health Sciences in the Faculty of Health at the University of Waterloo. He works under the supervision of Lili Liu and Antonio Miguel-Cruz, in the Aging and Innovation Research Program. He completed a Ph.D. in technology management and innovation. His current research involves collaboration with multiple stakeholders to innovate policy, practice, and technologies for older adults. In addition, Hector examines the risk factors associated with missing incidents involving persons living with dementia. Hector’s research interests include exploring the acceptance, usability and adoption of innovations and Age-Tech solutions used by older adults and caregivers. Hector is a member of the Games Institute at the University of Waterloo. He is an active learner and enjoys intergenerational collaboration.


  • 2020–present
    Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Waterloo


  • 2020 
    UPAEP, Strategy and Technology Management