Megan Ranney _

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Founder & Director, Brown Emergency Digital Health Innovation programDept of Emergency Medicine, Brown UniversityAcademia/University, Medicine/Health CareWork Providence Rhode Island United States of AmericaWebsite:

Megan Ranney MD MPH is a practicing emergency physician and researcher, focusing on the intersection between digital health and injury prevention. She is also the Director and founder of the Brown Emergency Digital Health Innovation (EDHI) program.
She graduated from Harvard University with a Bachelor of Arts in History of Science in 1997. She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cote d’Ivoire prior to attending medical school at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons in NYC. She graduated with AOA status and received the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine award on graduation. She completed internship, residency, and chief residency in Emergency Medicine, as well as a fellowship in Injury Prevention Research and a Master of Public Health, at Brown University.
She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Rhode Island Hospital/Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She is an editor for the journal Annals of Emergency Medicine, and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. She is PI on a K23 from NIMH, a co-I on an R34 from NIMH, and a co-I on a PCORI grant, all focused on mHealth interventions for high risk populations.

Technology, Public Health, Social Media, Apps, Social Justice / Digital Divide

Meghan Winters _

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Assistant Professor, Health SciencesSimon Fraser UniversityAcademia/UniversityWork Burnaby Canada

I’m an epidemiologist interested in the link between health, transportation, and city design. In most of my projects I work alongside stakeholders who may decision-makers, designers, or developers. I’ve been involved in the development of web-based tools, including a bicycle trip planning tool, and Bike Score (with Walk Score,

Public Health, Informatics and Statistics, Visualization

Meryl Bloomrosen _

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ConsultantJaystone Group

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medical socialworkerMedicine/Health CareWork åmotsbruk Sweden

Public Health, Ethics/IRB, Research methods, Informatics and Statistics, Social Justice / Digital Divide

Michael Herf _

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Presidentf.lux software LLCCorporate/Private SectorWork Los Angeles California United States of AmericaWebsite:

Michael created f.lux and f.luxometer.

Technology, Research methods, Privacy, Data Science, Internet of Things

Michael Kurisu D.O. _

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Medical DirectorOsteopathic Center San Diego UC San Diego Center for Integrative MedicineAcademia/University, Medicine/Health CareWork San Diego California United States of America

Michael Kurisu, DO is an Osteopathic Family physician with extensive training in an array of hands-on techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of many different chronic disease states. The internal capacity to heal is the cornerstone of Dr. Kurisu’s approach to medicine. He has received training in both the alternative health field as well as conventional allopathic
medicine allowing him to integrate all aspects of health as it pertains to each patient.
Dr. Kurisu is a board certified in Family Medicine and also board certified in Holistic and Integrative Medicine. He completed his training at UCSD and has since developed an Integrative Primary Care practice. Dr. Kurisu is Clinical Director for the Center for Integrative Medicine at UCSD, guest faculty at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, and the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine.
He applies evidence-based integrative therapies for management of complicated, chronic disease states and works closely with many different health care practitioners in the community. Currently, Dr. Kurisu holds faculty positions at several different national and international medical schools. He thoroughly enjoys teaching and his private practice is a national training site for Osteopathic medical students.

Technology, Public Health, Design, Research methods, Devices, Apps, Internet of Things

Michele Notari _

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ProfessorPHBern University of Teacher EducationAcademia/UniversityWork Bern SwitzerlandWebsite:

Technology, Public Health, Other

Mikael Soini _

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Principal lecturer, health technologyMetropolia University of Applied SciencesAcademia/UniversityWork Helsinki Finland

Technology, Design, Data Science, Devices, Internet of Things

Mike Cunningham _

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PrincipalPJCOtherWork Boston United States of America

Early stage healthcare IT investor and enthusiast

Technology, Business models, Apps, Internet of Things, Social Justice / Digital Divide

Mollie McKillop _

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PhD CandidateColumbia UniversityWork New York United States of America

Nadir Weibel _

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Research Scientist and LecturerUC San DiegoAcademia/UniversityWork La Jolla California United States of AmericaWebsite:

I am a Research Faculty at UC San Diego, and a Research Health Science Specialist at the VA San Diego. As a computer scientist I investigating tools, techniques and infrastructure supporting the deployment of innovative interactive multimodal and tangible devices in context, and as an ethnographer I am using and creating novel methods for studying and quantifying the cognitive consequences of the introduction of this technology in the everyday life.
My main interests ranges from software engineering to human computer interaction, particularly focusing mobile health, computer supported cooperative work, medical informatics, mobile and ubiquitous computing.
In my current work I am developing theory and methods, designing and implementing prototypes, and evaluating the effectiveness of interactive multimodal physical-digital systems such as pen-based and touch-based devices, depth-cameras (e.g. Kinect), wearable and ubiquitous computing (e.g Google Glass), as well as mobile devices, to introduce them as a support for critical settings such as Healthcare.

Ethics/IRB, Research methods, HCI/Ubicomp, Visualization, Social Media

Nancy A. Noyce MD _

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Medicine/Health Care, Government/Civil ServiceWork Ashland Oregon United States of America

Interested in studying normal human fasting, exercise and learning to customizie recommendations and interventions. I have been exploring breath and blood ketone meters for studying fasting.

Technology, Public Health, Design, Law, Ethics/IRB, Devices

Nandita Mangal _

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ResearchStanfordWork Palo Alto California United States of America

Natasha Gajewki _

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CEOSymple Health, Inc.OtherWork Princeton New Jersey United States of AmericaWebsite:

Natasha Gajewski is the founder of Princeton-based Symple Health, a platform for connecting patients, providers and the foundations that serve them. Symple is a patient-facing mobile app and has been a featured app in the iTunes app store for almost two years. The Symple community creates millions of data points every day and offers a fascinating view of what health *feels* like around the world.

Public Health, Design, Research methods, Privacy, Visualization, Apps

Nate Heintzman _

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Data Partnerships, User Innovation & Collaborative ResearchDexcom, IncCorporate/Private SectorWork San Diego California United States of AmericaWebsite:

I have diverse previous and current experience in diabetes technology and informatics, genomics/epigenetics research in cancer systems, non-profit work in fitness and health management for people with diabetes, and technical consulting for biotech/pharma and investment groups. My focus as the founding director of the Diabetes Informatics & Analytics Lab (DIAL) at UCSD was to apply the most innovative informatics and analytics strategies to translate diabetes “big data” into information, knowledge, and action for truly personalized diabetes care. I’m now extending this work in industry as a scientist at Dexcom, leading our digital ecosystem strategy to empower the diabetes innovation community, improve diabetes management and clinical care, and maintain Dexcom’s leadership position as the “open data” company in the medical device industry.

Technology, Data Science, HCI/Ubicomp, Electronic Health Records, Informatics and Statistics, Devices, Apps, Internet of Things

Nella Green _

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Infectious Disease FellowUCSDAcademia/University, Medicine/Health CareWork San Diego California United States of America

Technology, Public Health, Informatics and Statistics, Social Media, Apps

Nicholas Anderson _

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Director of Informatics ResearchUniversity of California, DavisAcademia/University, Medicine/Health CareWork Sacramento California United States of AmericaWebsite:

Researcher with background in developing mHealth applications since the ’90s.

Technology, Public Health, Design, Policy, Law, Ethics/IRB, Business models, Research methods, Privacy, Data Science, HCI/Ubicomp, Electronic Health Records, Informatics and Statistics, Visualization, Social Media, Devices, Apps, Social Justice / Digital Divide

Nikki Legate _

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Assistant Professor of PsychologyIllinois Institute of TechnologyAcademia/UniversityWork Chicago United States of AmericaWebsite:

My research interests are focused on how the social environment (friends, family, peers, etc.) can affect the mental and physical health of individuals with a stigmatized identity to either buffer minority stress and reduce the health disparities gap, or exacerbate minority stress and contribute to the health disparities gap.

Public Health, Research methods, Social Justice / Digital Divide

Noel Manyindo _

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Senior Director, Community Health & WellnessNational Urban LeagueAcademia/University, Medicine/Health Care, Government/Civil Service, Non-profitWork New York New York United States of America

Public Health, Policy, Business models, Research methods, Electronic Health Records

Olivier Mirat _

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