Dr. Chu is a Professor of Anesthesia and Director of the Stanford Anesthesia Informatics and Media (AIM) Lab at Stanford University School of Medicine. He is also the Executive Director of Stanford Medicine X. Dr. Chu’s AIM Lab is a nexus of innovation in anesthesia and postgraduate medical education at Stanford. Dr. Chu teaches three courses at the Stanford School of Medicine, Medical Education in the New Millennium, Design for Health, and Engage and Empower Me: A Patient Engagement Design course.
Kevin A. Clauson, Pharm.D., is an Associate Professor at the College of Pharmacy at Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN. and Adjunct Associate Professor at the College of Osteopathic Medicine – Biomedical Informatics Program at Nova Southeastern University (NSU). He previously served as Associate Professor in the College of Pharmacy and as the founding Director of NSU’s Center for Consumer Health Informatics Research, which was designated as a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center. Dr. Clauson’s research has generated coverage by sources including the New York Times, CBS-TV, Forbes.com, and BBC Radio. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Tennessee – Memphis and completed a Research Fellowship at the University of Missouri – Kansas City.
Michael Dillhyon is the CEO and co-Founder of YouBase, a blockchain-based data exchange application focused on the life sciences and healthcare industry. He has been a pioneer in open health data innovation for nearly a decade, and presents regularly on the subject, as well as on healthtech entrepreneurship and the growing relevance of the consumer at life sciences and healthcare events in the US and EMEA.
From 2013 to 2015, Michael served as President of Vital Connect, a disruptive FDA-approved cardiometabolic biosensor manufacturer. Prior to that, he was the Founder and CEO of Geneva-based healthbank, the world’s first citizen-owned, global open health data cooperative, where he still serves on the Board. Mr. Dillhyon is currently an Advisor for HealthXL (IBM Ventures healthcare spin out) and was recently nominated to the SXSW Accelerator Advisory Board. In 2013, Michael was the first Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EiR) for SystemsX, Switzerland’s largest (800M CHF) early stage life sciences fund, and served as a mentor for the ETH Entrepreneurship Lab.
Timothy Ken Mackey is the Director of GHPi and an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Global Public Health at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. He is also the Associate Director for the UC San Diego MAS Program in Health Policy & Law. He earned his BA in Political Science-International Relations from the UC San Diego, a Masters Degree from UC San Diego MAS Program in Health Policy & Law, and his PhD in the Joint Global Public Health program with UC San Diego and San Diego State University. He has also completed an Executive Course in Global Health Diplomacy at the Graduate Institute, Geneva.
Alpesh Shah serves as the Senior Director of Global Business Strategy & Intelligence at the IEEE Standards Association, where his focus is on organizational growth and advancements of ecosystems towards accelerated outcomes. Prior to joining the IEEE, Alpesh worked as a trusted advisor to and for a number of organizations in various industries with a focus on organizational growth. Alpesh holds an MBA with concentrations in Strategy, Marketing and Finance; MSc in IT Project Management and a BSc in Computer Science. In his spare time he volunteers with Special Spectators, a non-profit committed to providing seriously ill children and their families a special day through sporting events across the United States.
Founder and CEO of Self Care Catalysts, a patient informatics, intelligence and solutions company. Successfully pivoted from a patient research organization to a Healthcare IT company in late 2013 with a very specific mission to shift the power to patients through data and intelligence. Leveraged 20+ commercial marketing, strategy, patient research experience from consumer packaged goods, consumer healthcare and pharmaceuticals to build a new self care platform for people to drive their health future through data and intelligence. Currently building and growing a team of technologists, healthcare informatics and data scientists to enable patients to finally have a voice. Her leadership and over 20 years of corporate experience are significant pillars to the success and innovative transformation of Self Care Catalysts Inc., a patient informatics, analytics and solutions company.
How can we create a secure way to tie patient identity to insurance to reduce healthcare fraud and abuse? [Dev Bharel]
How can we use blockchain-related technologies to drive patient-driven interoperability? [Michael Dillhyon]
Can Blockchain Technology Facilitate Incentivization of Data Sharing Between Patients and Researchers? [Kevin Clauson]
Exploring the use of blockchain technology to secure the drug supply chain against counterfeit medicines [Tim Mackey]
Can the healthcare blockchain be used to aggregate the different data stores patient data may live on? [Jared Adams]