Dr. Alter maintains an active community cardiology practice in Milton Ontario (Milton Cardiac Care) and is the founder of a social purpose organization called Vigour Projects, whose mission is to improve the health of communities through music.

Dr. Alter's research focus is to improve health outcomes and reduce health-system expenditures by improving healthy lifestyle behaviours of individuals who are at risk for, or who already have established, cardiovascular disease. The research program utilizes deep-learning strategies and health data dynamically to optimize exercise, dietary, and nutritional health, health literacy and self-management skills to improve patient longevity, quality of life, health and wellness.

For a list of Dr. Alter's publications, please visit PubMed or Scopus.

Senior Adjunct Scientist, ICES
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Associate Professor (status), Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto