Keynote Speakers

Daniel Siegel

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCLA

Barron Lerner

Professor, New York University School of Medicine

Charles Ornstein

Senior Reporter, ProPublica

Core Theme Speakers

Veenu Aulakh

Executive Director, Center for Care Innovations

Kyra Bobinet

CEO, EngagedIN, Consulting Faculty, Stanford AIM Lab

Dr. Bobinet heads EngagedIN, a health and wellness behavior design firm.

Matthew Charron

ePatient Scholar

Larry Chu

MD, MS, Executive Director, Medicine X

Kevin Clauson

Pharm.D., Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy, Lipscomb University

Paul Costello

Chief Communications Officer, Stanford School of Medicine

Jamia Crockett

ePatient Scholar, MS Advocate

Nick Dawson

Stanford Medicine X ePatient Advisory Panel Member

Mike Evans

Director of the Health Design Lab, St. Michael's Hospital

Erin Gilmer

Medicine X ePatient

Erin M. Gilmer received her law degree from the University of Colorado Law School and was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2008.

Britt Johnson

ePatient Scholar; The Hurt Blogger

Ruchin Kansal

Executive Director, Organized Customer Collaborations, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Doug Kanter

ePatient Scholar; Founder, Databetes

Joseph Kim

Senior Advisor in Clinical Development Innovation, Eli Lilly

Sarah Kucharski

ePatient Scholar; CEO/Chairman & Founder, FMD Chat

Thomas Lee

Co-founder, Symplur

Vivian Lee

PhD, MD, MBA, Senior Vice President, University of Utah Health Sciences

Dana Lewis

ePatient; Manager, Digital Marketing & Internal Communications

Ann Lindsay

Co-Director, Stanford Coordinated Care

Howard Look

President and CEO, Tidepool

Carly Medosch

ePatient Scholar; Program Analyst and Chronic Illness Advocate

Erin Moore

ePatient; Family Partner, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; Blogger, 66 Roses

Josh Nesbit

CEO, Medic Mobile

Charles Ornstein

Senior Reporter, ProPublica

Ernesto Ramirez

Organizer & Community Builder, Quantified Self

Sara Riggare

Self-tracking ePatient and PhD candidate, Karolinska Institute

Amir Dan Rubin

President & CEO, Stanford Hospital & Clinics

Louise Schaper

CEO, Health Informatics Society of Australia

Jon Schull

Founder, e-NABLE

Denise Silber

eHealth Pioneer

Christopher Snider

ePatient Scholar; Host, Just Talking Podcast

Fred Trotter

Data Journalist, DocGraph Journal

Audun Utengen

Co-founder, Symplur

David van Sickle

CEO and Co-Founder, Propeller Health

David is co-founder and CEO of Propeller Health, for new disease management solutions for asthma and chronic respiratory disease.

Gary Wolf

Co-Founder, Quantified Self

Peter Yu

President, American Society of Clinical Oncology


Alan Greene

Clinical Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine

Lloyd Minor

Dean, Stanford School of Medicine

Charles Ornstein

Senior Reporter, ProPublica

Amir Dan Rubin

President & CEO, Stanford Hospital & Clinics

Daniel Siegel

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCLA

Wendy Sue Swanson, Bryan Vartabedian

Physician, Blogger, Seattle Mama Doc; Director of Digital Literacy, Baylor College of Medicine

Roni Zeiger

CEO, Smart Patients

Session Presenters

Stephen Agboola

Research Scientist

Helle Rohde Andersen

Project Leader and Senior Interaction Designer at CIID Consulting

Mike Aratow

Chief Medical Information Officer, San Mateo Medical Center

Louise Aronson

Associate Professor, UCSF

George Asimenos

Director of Science, DNAnexus

Veenu Aulakh

Executive Director, Center for Care Innovations

Amin Azzam

Associate Clinical Professor, UCSF

Gonzalo Bacigalupe

Professor, University of Massachusetts Boston

Anthony Back

Professor University of Washington

Laura Barnes

Assistant Professor, University of Virginia

Marina Bastawrous

Ph.D, MS, Univ. of Toronto

Geri Lynn Baumblatt

Editorial Director, Emmi Solutions

Ann Becker-Schutte


Laurie Becklund

Senior Fellow, USC Annenberg

Zackary Berger

Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; Associate Faculty, Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

Liza Bernstein

Stanford Medicine X ePatient Advisory Board

Gladys Block

Professor Emerita, UC Berkeley

Kyra Bobinet

CEO EngagedIn, Health Engagement Designer

Dr. Bobinet heads EngagedIN, a health and wellness behavior design firm.

Laura Boffi

Interaction and service designer at CIID Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design

Jakob Boije

President & Partner, Veryday Inc.

Dennis Boyle

General Partner, Health Wellness Practice, IDEO

Emily Bradley

ePatient Scholar; Founder, Chronic Curve

Siobhan Bulfin

CEO and Founder, SocialCode

Christopher Campbell

Vice President and Managing Consultant for Healthcare and Security Risk , Redspin

Hugo Campos

ePatient, Data Liberation Advocate

Sheryl Catz

Professor, UC Davis School of Nursing

Lauren Cheung

Strategy & Innovation, SHC

Howard Chiou

MD/PhD Candidate, Emory University

Nathan Clendenen

Yale School of Medicine

Robert Cook-Deegan

Research Professor, Duke University

Rachel Crooks

ePatient Scholar

Javier Cuevas

Stanford Hospital & Clinics

Paul D'Alessandro

Partner, PwC Consulting

Alison Darcy

Research Instructor, Stanford School of Medicine

Alexis De Belloy

Skoll Global Threats Fund

DeAunne Denmark

M.D., Ph.D., Consultant, Healthcare Design, OHSU, Pacific Northwest College of Art

Eilidh Dickson

Project Leader and Senior Interaction Designer, CIID Consulting

Dustin DiTommaso

VP User Experience, Mad*Pow

Andrea Downing

Founder, Brave Bosom

Ted Driscoll

Digital Health Director, Claremont Creek Ventures

Sean Duffy

Co-founder & CEO, Omada Health

Alex Dummett

Nikki Estanol

ePatient Scholar

Bonnie Feldman

Principal, Dr. Bonnie 360

Alejandro Foung

CEO, ThriveOn

Rachel Fournier

Managing Director, Evolution Health

Susannah Fox

Entrepreneur in Residence, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Malay Gandhi

Managing Director, Rock Health

Hank Gardner

Managing Partner & CEO at HCMS Group

Nupur Garg

Co-founder, Women's Global Health Network

Perry Gee

Assistant Professor of Nursing, Idaho State University

Amy Gleason

COO CareSync, Board Member Cure JM, Mom of Morgan

Morgan Gleason

Patient Advocate

Mark Goldenson

CEO, Breakthrough

Meredith Gould

ePatient Scholar; Community Manager, Mayo Clinic Social Media Health Network

Emily Graham

Senior Manager of Innovation, Stanford Hospital & Clinics

Paul Grant

CIO, Creation Healthcare

Darci Graves

Educator As Patient

Aaron Gray

Family and Sports Medicine Physician, University of Missouri

Kim Green


Kelly Grindrod

Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy

Andrija Grustam

Research, Erasmus University

Ido Hadari

CEO, Treato

Sarah Han

BA, ePatient Scholar

Jonathan Hirsch

Founder & President, Syapse

John Hixson

Assistant Professor of Neurology, UCSF/VAHSF

Chris Hogg

Propeller Health

Meredith Hurston

ePatient Scholar; Healthcare Quality & Patient Safety Advocate

Jamey Jacobs

Divisional Vice President of Global Product Development, Abbott Vascular

Nikita Joshi

Academic Fellow, Stanford University

Roheet Kakaday

Medical Student, OHSU

Doug Kanter

ePatient Scholar; Founder, Databetes

Marc Katz

Bon Secours Health System

Chief Medical Officer of the Bon Secours Heart & Vascular Institute

Paul King

Director, Client-Facing Technology, American Institutes for Research

Sarah Kucharski

ePatient Scholar; CEO/Chairman & Founder, FMD Chat

Ilya Kupriyanov

Development Director,

Erica Lake

University of Utah

Barrett Larson

MD, Stanford University Medical Center

Melody Lau

Stanford Hospital & Clinics

Gem Le

Research Scientist, Cancer Prevention Institute of California

Joyce Lee

Associate Professor, University of Michigan

Thomas Lee

Co-founder, Symplur

Ben Lenail

Executive Director, ALD-Connect

Dana Lewis

ePatient; Manager, Digital Marketing & Internal Communications

Terry Mactaggart

President & CEO, Ultimate Kiosk Inc.

Lance Manning

President and Founder, MedEmo

Jerry Matczak

Community Manager, Eli Lilly & Co.

Ellen Matloff

MS, CGC, President & CEO, MyGeneCounsel

Merritt McLean

MD, Kaiser Permanente

Carly Medosch

ePatient Scholar; Program Analyst and Chronic Illness Advocate

Rees Midgley

President, vCases

Erin Moore

ePatient; Family Partner, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; Blogger, 66 Roses

Alison Nielsen

Resident, UC Davis

Jim O'Connell

Principal, Safeguard Scientifics Inc.

Jason Oberfest

Co-founder & CEO, Mango Health

Jan Oldenburg

Principal, Jan Oldenburg Consulting

Danielle Oryn

Chief Medical Information Officer, Center for Care Innovations

Kirsten Ostherr

PhD, MPH, Professor of English, Rice University

Martin Ostlund

PhD Student, Linnaeus University

Carter Paine

SVP, Development

Reena Pande

Chief Medical Officer, AbilTo

Dave Pao

Physician and PhD Student, Royal College of Art

Daniel Pardi

CEO, Dan's Plan

Jeanne Pinder

CEO and Founder, Clear Health Costs

Summer Plum

Virtual Panelist

Paul Preston

Safety Fellowship Director, Kaiser Permanente

Casey Quinlan

Mighty Mouth, Mighty Casey Media LLC

Joshua Reicher

Radiology Resident, SHC

Rona Margaret Relova

MD, VAPAHCS/Stanford

Pamela Ressler

Faculty, Tufts University School of Medicine

Joe Riffe

ePatient Scholar; Paramedic

Lama Rimawi


Loren Riskin

Anesthesiologist, SHC

Jeff Rubin

VP Behavioral Operations, Accolade

Keith Ruskin

Professor of Anesthesiology and Neurosurgery

Joseph Salisz

MD, West Shore Urology

Stanislav Sazhin

Founder and CEO,

Leilani Schweitzer

Patient Liaison, SHC

Anil Sethi

Founder and CEO, Gliimpse

Nigam Shah

Assistant Professor, SHC

Jordan Shlain

Founder, Healthloop

Floor Sieverink

PhD Student, University of Twente

Ida Sim

Professor of Medicine, UCSF

Joseph Smith

Chief Medical and Science Officer, West Health

Kel Smith

Principal, Anikto LLC

Christopher Snider

ePatient Scholar; Host, Just Talking Podcast

Karen Solis

ePatient Scholar; Psychologist

Juhan Sonin

Creative Director, Involution Studios

Jodi Sperber

PhD Candidate, Brandeis University

Bhargav Sri Prakash

Founder, FriendsLearn

Rachel B. Stork Stoltz

Artist in Residence - Metalsmith/Medical Illustrator

Scott Strange

ePatient Delegate

George Su

Associate Professor of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital

James Suliburk

Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine

Joanna Taylor

PhD Candidate, University of Edinburgh

Anne Townsend

Research Associate, University of British Columbia

Alexandra Tursi

Social Media Strategist, Fletcher Allen Health Care

Audun Utengen

Co-founder, Symplur

Trevor van Mierlo

CEO, Evolution Health Systems

Focuses on bridging traditional, evidence-based healthcare with Internet and mobile-based tools

Bryan Vartabedian

Director of Digital Literacy, Baylor College of Medicine

Mika Wang

Director of Business Development and Partnerships

Helen Waters

Stanford Hospital & Clinics

Julie Wheelan

VP Marketing, Edison Nation Medical

Warren Wiechmann

Assistant Clinical Professor, UC Irvine

Camille Williams

CIO Midtown Sinus Clinic

Thomas Workman

Principal Communication Researcher and Evaluator, AIR

Ken Yale

Vice President of Clinical Solutions, ActiveHealth Management

Colleen Young

Manager Engagement and Social Innovation, ELLICSR, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Sean Young

PhD, MS, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, UCLA

Shiyi Zan

Partners Healthcare Center for Connected Health, Harvard Medical School,


Oral Presentations

Panel Discussions

Poster Presentations

  • Stephen Agboola – Acceptability of a novel web- and telephone-based remote monitoring program for heart failure self-management
  • Laura Barnes – Design of interactive health information technology for low health literacy users
  • Marina Bastawrous – A scoping review of web-based Interventions for family caregivers: Where are we and what’s next?
  • Lauren Cheung – Implementation of a direct-to-consumer televideo service at an academic medical center: Challenges and considerations
  • Howard Chiou – The anthropology of creating a culture of patient participation in inpatient hospital units
  • Nathan Clendenen – Exome sequencing of a patient with local anesthetic resistance
  • Alison Darcy – The development and pilot of a smartphone app for patients with eating disorders and problematic eating
  • DeAunne Denmark –  A serious game for reducing cognitive bias in medical decision-making
  • Emily Graham – Best practices for Entrepreneur-AMC technology partnerships to advance the practice of medicine
  • Chris Furmanski – Measuring the adoption and effectiveness of consumer-grade mHealth devices
  • Morgan Gleason – Think of the patient first
  • Paul Grant – Analysis of the online networking activities of 75,869* globally distributed healthcare professionals (HCPs) on Twitter indicates an increase in their use of public social media for clinical and professional purposes
  • Andrija Grustam – The cost-effectiveness analysis of Philips MOTIVA Telehealth Platform: A continuation of the TEN-HMS study
  • Doug Kanter – Self-tracking: A year of Diabetes data
  • Alison Nielsen – Use of a web-based social learning platform to advance resident education
  • Kirsten Ostherr – Collaborative participatory health media design: Results of a pilot program
  • Bhargav Sri Prakash – Scalable behavior design through mobile gaming
  • Rona Margaret Relova – Developing a computer kiosk module for managing acute cough illness at the VA Palo Alto Healthcare Systems – a pilot study
  • Karen Solis – Dancing with the chronic illness
  • Anne Townsend – Patients as partners in research

Workshop Presentations