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Brianna is a dedicated patient entrepreneur, recognized by Lyfebulb and Novo Nordisk as winner of the International Patient Innovation Award in December 2016. She has healthcare technology startup and social media marketing experience within two diabetes startups’ marketing departments. Brianna is also well-connected to online patient communities via Twitter, Instagram and Facebook with several thousand followers and is often regarded as a type 1 diabetes-celiac dual subject-matter authority.
Advisor & Former Chief Product Officer
Parisa is a recent graduate of the Master of Health Informatics program at the University of Michigan with six years of academic experience in health behavior and information science. Her work spans the design, implementation and evaluation of large-scale health initiatives locally and abroad that target the health and well-being of chronic illness patients. Parisa is passionate about creating tools that empower individuals to take control of their healthcare.
Health Data Analyst
Adon is a research specialist with an education ranging from the biological and psychological sciences from the Virginia Tech, to biostatistics from the University of Pennsylvania. Passionate about behavioral health research, he has worked in 4 separate labs relating to cognitive psychology to psychiatry. Past projects have included identifying successful heuristics for math education, identifying social-behavioral idiosyncrasies in nicotine addicted populations, and most predominantly, the relation of neuroimaging biomarkers to cognition. While it may appear circuitous, all of these share in relation one of Adon’s core motivators, developing personalized and predicative mental health methodologies.
Carlos Fontana has more than 16 years experience building applications using a variety of technologies. Before embarking into the world of startups, he was a Software Architect and Technical Lead with Accenture.
Colin Zick’s practice is focused on health care and compliance issues, and often involves the intersection of those two subjects in investigations, administrative proceedings or litigation. His work has had a particular emphasis on compliance issues related to life sciences, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, laboratories, hospitals, providers, and provider organizations. This compliance work includes helping clients establish and maintain effective compliance programs. Colin also defends clients in disputes alleging kickbacks, overpayments, and billing and coding problems, and represents clients before state health care licensing and regulatory entities.
Satish Malnaik is a Technology and Healthcare Entrepreneur with 20+ years of industry experience. As CEO of NextServices, he leads and oversees the delivery of a services and technology platform for global healthcare organizations and facilities. He is also a co-founder at Fantelope, and on the Advisory Board at TwoScoreTwo. He holds other advisory, mentorship and other roles at Desai Accelerator, Hacking Health, A2 Health Hacks, Zell Lurie Institute, and ASCA. In the past, he has worked with organizations like Thomson Healthcare, KPMG and consulted for other Fortune 100 clients. Satish has an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, and MS (Engg) from the University of Toledo.
Tanu Bose has a background in pharmacy, genetics, and nutrition. She focuses on evaluating the interplay between diet, lifestyle, and genetics in people with chronic diseases. She has a doctorate in population genetics and molecular nutrition from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from the University of California at Los Angeles.
Chronic Disease Peer Support Expert
Michele Heisler, MD, MPA is a Professor of Medicine in the Medical School and of Health Behavior and Health Education in the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan. She is also a Research Scientist, VA Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor VA. She has been a co-Director of UM’s RWJF Clinical Scholars Program since 2008 and also serves as Associate Director of Global REACH. Since 2016, she is co-Director of the Peer Support Core of the NIDDK-funded Michigan Center for Diabetes Translational Research. She came to medicine after serving as a Program Officer in charge of Human Rights and Poverty programming in Latin America for the Ford Foundation and working on community health programs in Latin America for Catholic Relief Services. Her main research focus is to develop and test innovative primary care-based interventions in low-resource communities that incorporate evidence-based behavioral theories to help adults prevent and manage chronic diseases such as diabetes. In particular, she has developed and evaluated different peer support, community health worker, and combined peer support and e-Health interventions to extend support beyond face-to-face clinic visits. She has completed multiple large-scale pragmatic clinical trials and implementation studies. She has published over 200 publications in peer-reviewed journals presenting findings from these and other of her investigations.
Amit has helped clients with examining appropriate price and reimbursement for their products, tracking product sales for sales force planning and effectiveness, examining consumer loyalty toward product brand name, and assessing factors that influence product switching. He has published in the several areas including physician and patient decision making, price controls, customer relationship marketing, marketing ethics and policy, and cross-cultural communication.
He currently serves on the Advisory Board for Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy and has served as an ad hoc reviewer for several journals. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, The University of Toledo, Ohio and St. John’s University, NY. Amit holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy from the University of Mumbai MET Institute of Pharmacy, an MS in Pharmaceutical Marketing from St. John’s University, New York, and a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Emphasis – Marketing) from the University of Mississippi.
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