2015 Archived Content

2015 Speaking Faculty

Tariq Abu-Jaber, MA, MPH, Vice President, Medical Informatics, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Stephen Allegretto, Vice President, Strategic Analytics and Financial Planning, Yale New Haven Health System

Samuel “Sandy” Aronson, Executive Director, IT, Partners Healthcare Personalized Medicine 


Marti Arvin, Chief Compliance Officer, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA Health System

Regina Au, New Product Planning/Marketing, BioMarketing Insight

Jerry Avorn, M.D., Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School; Chief of the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Partners HealthCare System

David Barth, Senior Director, Strategic Development, Post-n-Track  

David Bates, M.D., Chief Clinical Innovation Officer, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Adrienne Boissy, M.D., Chief Experience Officer; Director, Center for Excellence in Healthcare Communication, Cleveland Clinic

William Bria, M.D., CMIO, The HCI Group & President, AMDIS (Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems)

Jason Burke, Senior Advisor for Innovation and Advanced Analytics, UNC Health Care and School of Medicine

Matthew Burton, M.D., Applied Clinical Informatics, Office of Information and Knowledge Management, Mayo Clinic

Jonathan Bush, Chairman and CEO, Athenahealth

Hui Cao, M.D., Ph.D., Head, Health Informatics, AstraZeneca

Nilesh Chandra, Leader in Healthcare, PA Consulting Group

Niteesh Choudhry, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


 David Cowles, Founding Partner, Benemax, Inc. 


William Crawford, MBA, Boston Office Head, Fitbit, Inc.

Ronald Dixon, M.D.
, Director, Virtual Practice Project, Massachusetts General Hospital 


Michael Docktor, M.D., Clinical Director of Innovation, Innovation Acceleration Program, Boston Children's Hospital

Patricia Dykes, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, FACMI, Sr. Nurse Scientist, Program Director, Center for Patient Safety Research and Practice, Program Director, Center for Nursing Excellence, Brigham & Women's Hospital


Grace Emerson Terrell, M.D., MMM, FACP, FACPE, Chief Executive Officer, Cornerstone Health Care

Lassaad Fridhi, MS, Information Privacy and Security Officer, Commonwealth Care Alliance

Julie Fry, Founder, Making Care Easier

Terhilda Garrido, Vice President, HIT Transformation & Analytics in National Quality, Kaiser Permanente

Eric Glazer, Vice President, Physician Engagement & Social Media, Best Doctors

Julian Goldman, M.D., Medical Director, Biomedical Engineering, Partners HealthCare System; Director, MGH Medical Device Interoperability Program


Vipin Gopal, Ph.D., MBA, Vice President, Clinical Analytics, Humana
Jeff Gorball, Certified Enterprise Data Management Expert (EDME), Kingland Systems Corporation 


Pamela Greenhouse, MBA, Executive Director, PFCC Innovation Center, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

John Halamka, M.D., Chief Information Officer, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Betsy Hampton, Vice President, Population Health, Reliant Medical Group, Atrius Health

Klaus Heumann, Ph.D., CEO, Biomax Informatics AG

Evon Holladay, Vice President, Enterprise Intelligence, Catholic Health Initiatives

Stanley Huff, M.D., Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Intermountain Information Systems

Roshan Hussain, MPH, MBA, Director, Analytics & Public Reporting, Boston Medical Center

Michael Kanter, M.D., Medical Director of Quality & Clinical Analysis, Kaiser Permanente

Daniel Karp, M.D., Professor of Medicine; Medical Director, Clinical and Translational Research Center, Investigational Cancer Therapeutics, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

David Kotz, Ph.D., Associate Dean of Faculty for the Sciences, Institute for Security, Technology, and Society (ISTS), Dartmouth College; Principal Investigator, Trustworthy Health and Wellness (THaW)

Sarah Krug
, CEO, CANCER101, Executive Director, Society for Participatory Medicine & Founder, Health Collaboratory
Jim LaPointe, Managing Director, Cambridge Semantics 

Anne Lara, CIO, HIS, Union Hospital

Eric Liederman, M.D., Director, Medical Informatics, The Permanente Medical Group

Anna McCollister-Slipp, Co-Founder, Galileo Analytics

Alec Mian, Ph.D., CEO, Curelator Inc.

Creagh Milford, M.D., Assistant Medical Director, Massachusetts General Physician Organization, Associate Medical Director for Population Health Management, Partners HealthCare, Massachusetts General Hospital

Robert Miller, M.D., Medical Director, Institute for Quality, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

Dominique Morgan-Solomon, Vice President, Population Health, Steward Health

Michael Murray, PharmD; MPH, Investigator, RCHER (Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Effectiveness Research), Regenstrief Institute

Sorena Nadaf, Director of Translational Informatics and CIO, School of Medicine / Cancer Center, UCSF

Kirk Nahra, Partner, Privacy, Wiley Rein LLP

Marcia Nizzari, Vice President of Engineering, Product Development, PatientsLikeMe, Inc.

Dipti Patel-Misra, Ph.D, MBA, PCC, Founding Principal, Actionable Healthcare Insights (AHI); Executive-in-Residence, Health Informatics, UNC Charlotte

Phil Polakoff, M.D., National Health Advisor; US Surgeon General Nominee; former Advisor to US Senate Leadership and California Legislature

Eric Poon, M.D., Chief Health Information Officer, Duke University Health System

Adam Powell, Ph.D., President, Payer+Provider Syndicate; Adjunct of Health Informatics, Northeastern University and Indian School of Business

Alok Prasad, President, Cambridge Semantics

Gowtham Rao, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Medical Informatics Officer, BlueCross BlueShield of SC

Martin Reed, M.D., Radiologist, Diagnostic Imaging, Children's Hospital, Canada

Joel Reich, M.D., FACEP, Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs/Chief Medical Officer, Eastern Connecticut Health Network

Todd Rothenhaus, M.D., FACEP, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Information Officer, athenahealth

Katherine Rowell, Co-Founder, Katherine S. Rowell & Associates and HealthDataViz

Tabassum Salam, M.D., FACP, Senior Physician Advisor for Population Health, Department of Quality, Safety and Population Health, Christiana Care Health System

Daniel Sands, M.D., MPH, Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Co-Founder, Society for Participatory Medicine

John Schmucker, MBA, Project Lead, Product Development and Implementation, Virtual Practice Project, Massachusetts General Hospital

Carl Schneider, Manager, Health Informatics, Care Management, QualCare, Inc.

Sumit Sehgal, CISSP, CISA, Chief Information Security & Privacy Officer, Boston Medical Center

Peter Speyer, M.B.A, M.B.E., Chief Data & Technology Officer, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)

Steven Stack, M.D., President-elect, American Medical Association

Steven Steinhubl, M.D., Director, Digital Medicine, Scripps Translational Science Institute

Terry Stone, Head, Oliver Wyman’s Health Innovation Center

Christian Suojanen, Co-Founder/Chairman, TTS Global Initiative

Heather Trafton, Executive Director, Performance Management, Population Health, Steward Health Care


Thomas Tsang, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Healthcare Services and Solutions, Merck & Co

Christopher Valerian, D.O., Chief Medical Officer, QualCare Alliance Networks (QANI)

Timothy Vaughan, Ph.D., Director of Data Science, PatientsLikeMe

Robert Vermeulen, Enterprise Architect, GlaxoSmithKline

Neil Wagle, M.D., Medical Director, Population Health Management & Quality, Safety, and Value, Partners HealthCare

Stephen Warren, Executive in Charge and Chief Information Officer, Office of Information and Technology, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs  

Jonathan Weiner, Dr.P.H., Professor, Health Policy & Management and Health Informatics; Director, Center for Population Health Information Technology (CPHIT), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Karl West, Chief Information Security Officer, Assistant Vice President, Information Systems, Intermountain Healthcare

J.D. Whitlock, Vice President, Clinical & Business Intelligence, Mercy Health

Donald Witters, Biomedical Engineer, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration

Adrian Zai, M.D., Clinical Director, Population Informatics, Laboratory of Computer Science, Massachusetts General Hospital