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Tech Tonics: Dr. Sally Shaywitz: Advancing Science, Driving Policy, Overcoming Dyslexia

November 23rd, 2020 |
Tech Tonics: Dr. Sally Shaywitz: Advancing Science, Driving Policy, Overcoming Dyslexia

Dr. Sally Shaywitz – Yes, she is David’s mom – has brought an entrepreneur’s mindset to her life’s work in dyslexia, recognizing the condition as a prevalent and underappreciated need, then working tirelessly to advance the science and enact the [See the full post…]

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Matthew Zachary – Making Noise and Making a Difference that is Music to Patient’s Ears

November 9th, 2020 |
Matthew Zachary – Making Noise and Making a Difference that is Music to Patient’s Ears

Matthew Zachary, CEO of Offscrip Media  has had multiple careers despite the fact that he shouldn’t have had any.  He had studied to be a concert pianist and composer and conductor through college, but at the age of 21, on [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Kevin Lyman – From Halo to CEO

October 26th, 2020 |
Tech Tonics: Kevin Lyman – From Halo to CEO

Kevin Lyman was once the world’s highest ranked Warlock in Worlds of Warcraft and a professional Halo2 player. But that wasn’t his original plan. In fact, growing up in New Jersey, Kevin always wanted to be a scientist, even before [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Diana Brainard – A Passion for Patients, A Talent for Leadership

October 12th, 2020 |
Tech Tonics: Diana Brainard – A Passion for Patients, A Talent for Leadership

Diana Brainard’s passion for understanding our stories and experiences initially led her to study comparative literature in college; but sometime during her junior year abroad in Lyon, she realized she could pursue her passion through medicine, a journey that’s taken [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Geeta Nayyar, Executive Medical Director, Salesforce

September 28th, 2020 |
Tech Tonics: Geeta Nayyar, Executive Medical Director, Salesforce

Geeta Nayyar started off wanting to be a teacher, but then decided “science is the answer to everything” and became a doctor. Today she is the recently-appointed Executive Medical Director at Salesforce and gets to do both, which is her [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: John Groetelaars – Connecting MedTech to the Digital World

August 24th, 2020 |
Tech Tonics: John Groetelaars – Connecting MedTech to the Digital World

John Groetelaars learned to work with his hands on his family’s vegetable farm, but he realized early that he was more interested in using those hands to build motorcycles and mechanical devices.

He followed his inclination first by helping manufacture [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Craig Lipset – Patient-Centric Before It Was Cool

May 18th, 2020 |
Tech Tonics: Craig Lipset – Patient-Centric Before It Was Cool

As a boy, Craig Lipset thought he wanted to become a doctor – but over time, he came to appreciate that his real interest was, as he put it, engaging in the spirit of medicine at the population level – [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Toby Cosgrove – Resilient, Dyslexic Physician-Innovator

April 20th, 2020 |
Tech Tonics: Toby Cosgrove – Resilient, Dyslexic Physician-Innovator

A brilliant and creative cardiac surgeon who went on to become the brilliant and creative CEO of the Cleveland Clinic for 14 years, Dr. Toby Cosgrove surprised many when he was invited back to his alma mater, Williams College, to [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Laurie Zephyrin, MD: Public Health as Destiny

March 23rd, 2020 |
Tech Tonics: Laurie Zephyrin, MD: Public Health as Destiny

Dr. Laurie Zephyrin was disappointed to learn that a less-than-rock-star voice was going to stand in the way of her career as a singer, but fortunately she locked onto her healthcare destiny in her teens.  A formative moment in high [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Dr. Lynda Chin – Bringing AI to Medicine Through Infrastructure

March 9th, 2020 |
Tech Tonics: Dr. Lynda Chin – Bringing AI to Medicine Through Infrastructure

Taking on challenges is nothing new for Dr. Lynda Chin. It started with learning English well enough in a couple of years to graduate valedictorian of her high school, evolved to a distinguished career as a physician-scientist and then [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Nancy Schlichting, Always Unconventional

Tech Tonics: Nancy Schlichting, Always Unconventional

Many people have heard of Nancy Schlichting, as she has been part of the fabric of the U.S. healthcare system for nearly 40 years. She has built a long and amazing career as someone who takes chances, makes unconventional choices [See the full post…]

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