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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: Tele-behavioral Health – Breaking Down Barriers and Stigmas at a Time of Escalating Need

May 4th, 2020 |
Tech Tonics: Tele-behavioral Health – Breaking Down Barriers and Stigmas at a Time of Escalating Need

For 20 years, advocates of telemedicine have been trying to break through to common usage. For all of modern human history, those with mental health challenges have held back from seeking treatment due to the stigma associated with doing so. [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: Torrie Fields, The Business of Making Better Memories

April 6th, 2020 |
Tech Tonics: Torrie Fields, The Business of Making Better Memories

A childhood fraught with illness, loss and uncertainty drove Torrie Fields to an adulthood focused on making these experiences better for others.  Torrie sincerely believes that we are all here for a reason and that her reason to is help [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: Seth Feuerstein – Behavioral Health Entrepreneur Before It Was Cool

February 17th, 2020 |
Tech Tonics: Seth Feuerstein – Behavioral Health Entrepreneur Before It Was Cool

Seth Feuerstein’s grandfather was a physician and his parents were both attorneys, so naturally his parents thought he would become…a comedian!  While that didn’t come to be, he did end up as both a doctor and a lawyer who [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Sean Khozin, Attuned To Data Science

February 3rd, 2020 |
Tech Tonics: Sean Khozin, Attuned To Data Science

After escaping the revolution in Iran, Sean Khozin found his way to the United States, harmonizing his passion for patients and data into a career that’s led him into startups, the FDA, and most recently J&J, where he’s now Global [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Matthew De Silva, CEO & Founder of Notable Labs

January 20th, 2020 |
Tech Tonics: Matthew De Silva, CEO & Founder of Notable Labs

Matthew De Silva was a macro finance guy working for Peter Thiel’s hedge fund, Clarium Capital, when a family illness profoundly changed the course of his career, leading him to found Notable Labs, a Bay Area startup that aspires [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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Tech Tonics: Jim Manzi, Pragmatic Analytics For Business

December 16th, 2019 |
Tech Tonics: Jim Manzi, Pragmatic Analytics For Business

A physics and math wonk from MIT, Jim Manzi figured out early in his career that he loved the application of pragmatic, quantitative approaches to solve pesky real-world business problems, including today, challenges faced by life science and healthcare organizations. [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Jason Lehmbeck of SpecialX – Empathy as a Service

December 2nd, 2019 |
Tech Tonics: Jason Lehmbeck of SpecialX – Empathy as a Service

Like many entrepreneurs, he was born with the itch. Jason Lehmbeck grew up around his father and grandfather, both entrepreneurs in their own areas of expertise– dad was a geologist who worked with the mining industry and grandpa had a [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Shami Feinglass – Doctor, Policy-Maker, BMX rider

November 20th, 2019 |
Tech Tonics: Shami Feinglass – Doctor, Policy-Maker, BMX rider

Shamiram “Shami” Feinglass, MD, MPH, should have been a born again flower child.  She spent her childhood among the San Francisco royalty that defined the 60’s and 70’s rock and roll culture here in the City by the Bay.  [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Sam Brasch, A Modern Day Alex P. Keaton at Work

November 4th, 2019 |
Tech Tonics: Sam Brasch, A Modern Day Alex P. Keaton at Work

Born and bred in Mill Valley, California, where we record our podcast, Sam Brasch saw himself as a modern-day Alex P. Keaton – he just wanted to be a business man. He was “that kid” who was reading the Lee [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Kari Nadeau, Where Curiosity Meets Compassion

October 21st, 2019 |
Tech Tonics: Kari Nadeau, Where Curiosity Meets Compassion

Stanford professor Kari Nadeau lives the life, some would say the dream, of what Judah Folkman has called the inquisitive physician, integrating her deep knowledge of chemistry, her experience in biotech drug development, and her clinical acumen and deeply-felt [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Tanisha Carino

September 23rd, 2019 |
Tech Tonics: Tanisha Carino

Tanisha Carino’s family fled from the Ferdinand Marcos regime in the Phillipines and settled in what she still believes to be the sweetest of homes: Alabama. As she travelled through young adulthood she had her first awareness that many [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Glenn Pierce, All In

September 9th, 2019 |
Tech Tonics: Glenn Pierce, All In

Physician, scientist, patient, advocate: Glenn Pierce inhabits all four roles, and seems the physical embodiment of the translational impulse, driven by his own experiences coping with severe hemophilia to advance the science – and the policy – he hopes will [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Navigating the Healthcare Highway with Megan Callahan, Lyft’s Head of Healthcare

August 19th, 2019 |
Tech Tonics: Navigating the Healthcare Highway with Megan Callahan, Lyft’s Head of Healthcare

When Megan Callahan was growing up, she was supposed to end up in healthcare – she didn’t even know there were alternatives. And she has spent her career and life in and around the field in more ways than she [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Chris Gibson, Free Range Innovator

August 5th, 2019 |
Tech Tonics: Chris Gibson, Free Range Innovator

With confidence he attributes to his free-range childhood, Chris Gibson has followed his instincts and his heart, stepping away from the MD/PhD program in which he’s enrolled to co-found and lead Recursion Pharmaceuticals, one of the buzziest companies bringing AI [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Sumit Nagpal, At the Crossroads of Tech and Healthcare

July 22nd, 2019 |
Tech Tonics: Sumit Nagpal, At the Crossroads of Tech and Healthcare

Sumit Nagpal was born to a pair of healthcare entrepreneurs and raised in Kashmir, India.  When he was 13, he came to the United States where he saw diversity for the first time.  Sumit followed his parents into the Ivy [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Imran Haque, Grounded Data Scientist

July 8th, 2019 |
Tech Tonics: Imran Haque, Grounded Data Scientist

A computational biologist by training, Imran Haque has managed to achieve the near-impossible: embracing the promise of data science in medicine while retaining his critical faculties.  He may well be just the sort of innovator required at the intersection of [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Zoe Barry, Driving Entrepreneurship from the Fast Lane

June 24th, 2019 |
Tech Tonics: Zoe Barry, Driving Entrepreneurship from the Fast Lane

When Zoe Barry was a kid, she had two things she wanted to be when she grew up, either a veterinarian or “someone who writes checks.” She gave the first a shot and ended up settling on the second.  Today [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Rebecca Kaul – Bending Tech to People, Not People to Tech

May 20th, 2019 |
Tech Tonics: Rebecca Kaul – Bending Tech to People, Not People to Tech

Rebecca Kaul had planned to be a doctor.  But life and the HMO era got in the way.  As a result she went down an entirely different and windy path through chemical engineering, public policy, consulting on information systems and [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Calum MacRae, Reimagining Medicine From Within

May 6th, 2019 |
Tech Tonics: Calum MacRae, Reimagining Medicine From Within

A brilliant cardiologist and geneticist, Dr. Calum McRae rose to the top of academic medicine – then decided to reinvent it, from the inside.  He just may be the person to do it.

Born on the Isle of Skye off [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: From Farm to Negotiating Table – James Dromey of the Murdoch Royal Children’s Institute

April 22nd, 2019 |
Tech Tonics: From Farm to Negotiating Table – James Dromey of the Murdoch Royal Children’s Institute

Dr. James Dromey was supposed to be a farmer in County Cork, Ireland and has the milking experience to prove it. But apparently cows were not his destiny, even though he was a farm family’s only son. Instead, James left [See the full post…]

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