As a Stanford and Harvard physician-scientist, entrepreneur and innovator, I've had first hand exposure to the 'sick care' model of medicine. Through my TED talks and Exponential Medicine platforms I have had an opportunity to help catalyze the future of medicine with a focus on digital health and its role in precision and preventative medicine.
I have over 30 years of experience in clinical practice, biomedical research and healthcare innovation, and have served as faculty chair for Medicine at Singularity University since its inception in 2008. Following undergraduate degrees from Brown University and medical school at Stanford, I was Board Certified in both Internal Medicine & Pediatrics after completing a Harvard residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital & Boston Children's Hospital, and fellowships in hematology, oncology, and bone marrow transplantation at Stanford.
I'm a member of the Inaugural class of the Aspen Institute Health Innovators Fellowship, a member of the Kaufman Fellows Society and the Chair of the XPRIZE Pandemic & Health Alliance Task Force.
My academic research focused on stem cell biology and regenerative medicine resulting in multiple scientific publications (including in Nature and Science) and medical device, immunology, and stem cell-related patents through NIH-funded faculty positions with Stanford University School of Medicine and as clinical faculty for the pediatric bone marrow transplantation service at the University of California San Francisco.
As an innovator and investor, I've been heavily involved in digital health, for over a decade, and have served on the advisory board of several leading startups and Fortune-50 companies.