Health Innovators Fellowship Announces Its Fifth Class

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21 senior health care leaders were chosen to join the Health Innovators Fellowship's fifth class and the program's network of health care entrepreneurs and innovators from across the US. Fellows from this class hail from all parts of the country and work across the health care ecosystem, with expertise ranging from mental health and medicine to health care technology and venture capital. They represent business, nonprofit, and government organizations. 

These leaders will embark on a two-year Fellowship that will strengthen their leadership and challenge them to broaden and deepen their impact as they work to improve the health and wellbeing of Americans. All Fellows commit to launching a leadership venture that will stretch and challenge them and have a positive and lasting impact on health care in the US. Their first seminar will be in Aspen, CO, this October.

 
  • Alain Litwin, Executive Director, Addiction Research Center/Vice Chair, Academics & Research, Prisma Health, Greenville, SC
  • Asha Collins, Head of US, Country Clinical Operations, Genentech and Roche, Orinda, CA
  • Benson Hsu, VP, Population Health, Sanford Health, Sioux Falls, SD
  • Carmen Peralta, Chief Medical Officer, Cricket Health, San Francisco, CA
  • Carter Dredge, Chief Transformation Officer, SSM Health, St. Louis, MO
  • Dale Cook, Co-founder & CEO, Learn to Live, Minneapolis, MN
  • Deborah Gordon, CEO, Consuming Health, Cambridge, MA
  • Elizabeth Coté, Chief Mission Officer & Medical Director, MyHealthMath, Portland, ME
  • Elli Kaplan, Co-founder & CEO, Neurotrack, Redwood City, CA
  • Greg Yap, Partner, Menlo Ventures, Palo Alto, CA
  • Jason Grinstead, CEO, Metasense Analytics, Tampa, FL
  • Jay Bhatt, Senior VP & Chief Medical Officer, American Hospital Association, Chicago, IL
  • John Damon, CEO, Canopy Children’s Solutions, Jackson, MS
  • José Bauermeister, Director, Penn Program on Sexuality, Technology & Action Research/Presidential Professor, Univ. of Pennsylvania School of Nursing & Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • Jung Choi, Chief Business & Strategy Officer, Global Blood Therapeutics, Menlo Park, CA
  • Kirsten Axelsen Carmel, VP, Strategy & New Business Assessment (former), Pfizer; Visiting Scholar, American Enterprise Institute New York, NY
  • Megan Ranney, Founding Director, Emergency Digital Health Innovation Program, Alpert Medical School of Brown Univ./Chief Research Officer, AFFIRM, Providence, RI
  • Michael O’Neil, Founder & CEO, GetWellNetwork, Bethesda, MD
  • SreyRam Kuy, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Quality & Safety, South Central VA Network, Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Missouri City, TX
  • Tracy Michael, Lieutenant Colonel, US Army Medical Command, Alexandria, VA
  • Wendy Nembhard, Director, Arkansas Center for Birth Defects Research & Prevention/Chair, Dept. of Epidemiology, Univ. of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
Posted by Emily Rubenstein on Jul 17, 2019 9:27 AM America/New_York
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