I am so excited to announce just some of the amazing individuals we have confirmed to serve as advisors to Stanford Medicine X in 2011-12!
I’ve been inspired by each of these very talented and diverse group of individuals and believe they can help me learn how to make Medicine X the most innovative and engaging academic-based health care technology conference. We have a broad representation of health-care stakeholders from research, technology, allied health professionals, physicians, and patients on our board.
These outstanding thought leaders and innovators are appointed for a one-year term.
Publisher, PLoS ONE
PLoS ONE is an open access scientific and medical journal. Since April 2008, Peter has been running PLoS ONE, and in September 2009 he also took on overall responsibility for the PLoS Community Journals.
General Partner, Health and Wellness Practice, IDEO
One of the founding members of the design and innovation firm IDEO, Mr. Boyle has worked as a project leader for many of the firm’s start-up and established clients including Apple, Palm, Tivo, Handspring, HP, Dell and Proctor and Gamble and others. Mr. Boyle is also a Consulting Assistant Professor at Stanford and teaches classes in the Design Division of the ME Department.
Stuart K. Card, PhD
Senior Research Fellow Xerox PARC, Consulting Professor Stanford University
Stuart Card is a Senior Research Fellow and the manager of the User Interface Research group at the Palo Alto Research Center. His study of input devices led to the Fitts’s Law characterization of the mouse and was a major factor leading to the mouse’s commercial introduction by Xerox. Card is a Fellow of the ACM, the first recipient of the ACM CHI Lifetime Achievement Award, and the first member of the ACM CHI Academy.
Kevin Clauson, PharmD
Director, Center for Consumer Health Informatics Research
Kevin Clauson recently launched a Center for Consumer Health Informatics Research at Nova Southeastern University that aims to generate discoveries that leverage the potential of consumer health informatics to improve patient health.
Director of Community Engagement, Bon Secours Virginia Health System
Nick Dawson has more than 13 years experience in hospital operations. He is the Director Community Engagement at Bon Secours Virginia Health System. He is passionate about the patient experience as a driving force in healthcare.
Founding Director, Radboud REshape & Innovation Centre, Netherlands
Mr. Engelen is the founder and curator of TEDxMaastricht “the Future of Health”, faculty of FutureMed track of Singularity University, and Mentor Health founder institute, Amsterdam. He acts as the head of the regional emergency healthcare network and is and advisor to the executive board of the Radboud University Medical Centre.
Associate Director of Digital Strategy, Pew Internet & American Life Project
Ms. Fox studies the social impact of the internet with a special interest in health. Some of her reports include: The Online Health Care Revolution, The Social Life of Health Information, Chronic Disease and the Internet, and Generations Online. She is the former editor of the U.S. News & World Report website.
Chris Furmanski, PhD
Director of Technology & Innovation, Stanford Hospital
Dr. Furmanski has diverse experience in human-centered software design, empirical user studies, numerous techniques of brain & behavior measurement, and the development of artificial cognitive agents.
Founder and CEO, HealthTap
Ron Gutman, is CEO of HealthTap, a Silicon Valley company that’s leading the field of Interactive Health by bringing interactive software to medicine. Mr. Gutman is an angel investor and advisor to health technology companies such as Rock Health and the SMArt Initiative at Harvard University.
Chief Technology Officer, Stanford University School of Medicine
Mr. Halaas provides strategic leadership and management of innovative technology solutions at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He works closely with the School of Medicine, the main Stanford campus and Stanford’s two hospitals to plan and implement technology initiatives.
Margaret Hansen, MSN, EdD
Associate Professor, School of Nursing and Health Professions, University of San Francisco.
Dr. Hansen conducts research in the use of technology in health care professional education and patient care, specifically exploring the use of Web 2.0 applications. She is a Fulbright Scholar and will be teaching at the University of Iceland and conducting research at the Landspitali University Hospital in Reykjavik, Iceland in 2012.
Scott Klemmer, PhD
Associate Professor of Computer Science, Stanford University
Dr. Klemmer co-directs the Human-Computer Interaction Group at Stanford. Organizations around the world use his lab’s open-source design tools and curricula; several books and popular press articles have covered his research and teaching. He has been awarded the Katayanagi Emerging Leadership Prize, Sloan Fellowship, NSF CAREER award and the Microsoft Research New Faculty Fellowship.
Nigam Shah, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Stanford Biomedical Informatics
Dr. Shah’s research is focused on developing applications of bio-ontologies, specifically building novel approaches to annotate, index, integrate and analyze diverse information types available in biomedicine. Dr. Shah holds an MBBS from Baroda Medical College, India, a PhD from Penn State University, and completed post-doctoral training at the Stanford Medical School.
Founder and President, Basil Strategies
Ms. Silber is an American living in Paris and an early eHealth evangelist recognized for her work in both Europe and the US in creating some of the first health web sites and ethical codes. She is the founder and president of Basil Strategies, a healthcare emarketing and social media consultancy. Basil Strategies organizes the annual Doctors 2.0 & You conference in Paris, France. She is a 2011 recipient of the French Legion of Honor.
ePatient, Blogger, Vice President of Patient Advocacy Alliance Health Networks, Diabetesmine
Amy Tenderich was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in May 2003. She is co-author of the new diabetes handbook, Know Your Numbers, Outlive Your Diabetes and recent winner of the LillyforLife Achievement Award for Diabetes Journalism. She tells it like it is on her award-winning blog, Diabetesmine.
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