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Sciences

Where leaders in healthcare, the sciences, economic development, public health and academia come together. Think: commercialized technology, creating connectivity, influencing policy.

Track Day Events

  • Health and Sciences Roundtable

    Participate in an intimate lunch with a curated group of entrepreneurs, investors, policy makers, academics and leaders to discuss plans for Philadelphia’s Health IT future and steps to get there.

    Monday, May 1, 12:00pm–2:00pm
  • The Future of Health Sciences

    Join us! Let's jump into the conversation together. We want to highlight the strengths in Philadelphia's different health sciences sectors while peeking into the future of healthcare tech!

    Monday, May 1, 2:30pm–6:30pm

Speakers

  • James E. Connell Jr., PhD, NCSP, BCBA-D

    James E. Connell Jr., PhD, NCSP, BCBA-D

    Dr. Connell has his doctorate in school psychology, is a nationally certified school psychologist, and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Dr. Connell’s former appointment was in the University of Pennsylvania’s (Penn) School of Medicine with a secondary appointment in The Children’s Hospital

  • Gabriela Marcu

    Gabriela Marcu

    Gabriela Marcu, Assistant Professor, Information Science, College of Computing and Informatics Gabi’s research interests include human-computer interaction, health informatics, ubiquitous computing, action research, ethnography, user experience design, designing for social change, and organizational

  • Andrew Cohen

    Andrew Cohen

    After graduating from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2008, Dr. Cohen worked as a postdoctoral research associate funded by the Cure Huntington’s Disease Initiative, developing new multi-target tracking techniques to quantify the role that deficiencies in axonal organelle transport play in

  • Cheryl Bettigole

    Cheryl Bettigole

    Cheryl Bettigole, MD, MPH is the Director of Get Healthy Philly, the Division of Chronic Disease Prevention of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health. She is a board certified family physician and has previously served as the Chief Medical Officer of Complete Care Health Network, a federally

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  • Genevieve Dion

    Genevieve Dion

    Geneviève Dion is an award-winning designer with an extensive background in bespoke clothing and industrial design. Professor Dion’s research uses advanced manufacturing processes for the flexible production of mass-customizable textiles. Within this focus, her group investigates modular production

Public Health Management Corp. (PHMC)

Track Supported by

  • CapTech
  • CHOP

Track Collaborators

  • University of Pennsylvania