Plenary HallModerated Panel Discussion
Plenary HallModerated Panel Discussion
Pharm.D., Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy, Lipscomb University
Medicine X ePatient Scholar
M.D., M.P.H., Penn State Hershey Internal Medicine
Associate Dean, Global Health & Educational Innovations, UCSF
Vice Dean of Education, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
Kevin A. Clauson, Pharm.D., is an Associate Professor at Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy in Nashville, TN. He previously served as Associate Professor at Nova Southeastern University and as the Founding Director of the Center for Consumer Health Informatics Research, which was the first of its kind designated as a World Health Organization Collaborating Center. Dr. Clauson received his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Tennessee – Memphis and completed a Research Fellowship at the University of Missouri – Kansas City.
Dr. Clauson has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals as well as abstracts, proceedings and book chapters; most recently serving as an editor for Get the Residency: ASHP’s Guide to Residency Interviews and Preparation. He has presented nationally and internationally on the topics of consumer health informatics, social media in healthcare, and mobile health (mHealth). His research has generated coverage by sources including the New York Times, CBS-TV, Forbes.com, Good Housekeeping, Forskning & Framsteg, and BBC Radio.
Dr. Clauson has consulted for organizations including the World Health Organization, Global Observatory for eHealth, held Advisory Board positions for Stanford Medicine X and Medicine 2.0 @ Harvard, and served as a reviewer for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Public Health Informatics, Canada Foundation for Innovation, and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). He has similarly served his profession in capacities including as an Item Writer for the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) and as a reviewer and editorial board member for pharmacy and informatics journals. His current research includes mHealth initiatives such as the use of bidirectional text message reminders to improve medication adherence in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Emily Kramer-Golinkoff wears many hats. She’s co-founder of Emily's Entourage, a nonprofit organization that raises funds and awareness to cure Cystic Fibrosis; she works in healthcare marketing at an academic medical center; and she is an active ePatient with advanced stage Cystic Fibrosis.
In 2011, Emily was named AbbVie’s Thriving Graduate Scholar and awarded a $19,000 scholarship. This spring, she served on the Communications Task Force of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s strategic planning process.
Emily recently earned a master’s degree in bioethics and a certification in clinical ethics mediation from the University of Pennsylvania, where she also received her undergraduate degree.
Associate Professor Naomi Low-Beer is Vice-Dean, Education at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine), responsible for development, delivery and evaluation of the MBBS programme, as well as for the activities of the LKCMedicine Medical Education Research and Scholarship Unit (MERSU). She is also Director of Academic Development (LKCMedicine) at Imperial College London, responsible for sharing good educational practice between both Schools. Since January 2011, she has had a lead role in designing LKCMedicine’s innovative education programme, initially as Curriculum Development Lead, and since April 2013 as Vice-Dean Education. She has published on a number of areas of medical education, including curriculum development, assessment, and task analysis. Associate Professor Low-Beer is Consultant Gynaecologist at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London. Having been granted a 3 year break from clinical service, she relocated to Singapore in December 2014 in order to focus completely on LKCMedicine in its early operational phase.