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Tech Tonics: Andy Coravos, Championing Responsible Digital Medicine

April 8th, 2019 |
Tech Tonics: Andy Coravos, Championing Responsible Digital Medicine

Andy Coravos left a promising career at a top private equity firm to follow her passion and pursue intensive training as a software developer; she now works on the frontier of engineering and medicine as CEO and co-founder of Elektra [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Carolyn Magill – May the Fast, Steep Road Rise Up to Meet You!

Tech Tonics: Carolyn Magill – May the Fast, Steep Road Rise Up to Meet You!

Carolyn Magill had planned a life in foreign service or international relations.  But it wasn’t until she found herself at the nexus of healthcare and public policy that she realized she found her home.  She has now traveled through the [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Toyin Ajayi – No Power Suit, But a Powerful Goal to Change Healthcare Delivery

March 4th, 2019 |
Tech Tonics: Toyin Ajayi – No Power Suit, But a Powerful Goal to Change Healthcare Delivery

When she was a kid, Toyin Ajayi’s career goal was to “be the boss of something.” Drawn to power suits and authority, she aspired to become an unspecified boss lady. She may be a boss now, but her authority is [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Allison Kurian, Bringing Curiosity and Compassion To Breast Cancer Genetics

February 18th, 2019 |
Tech Tonics: Allison Kurian, Bringing Curiosity and Compassion To Breast Cancer Genetics

Allison Kurian never had a chance.  The daughter of two prominent academics, Diana Chapman Walsh the former President of Wellesley College and Chris Walsh, a renowned Harvard biochemist – Allison was destined by genetics and environment, it seems, to become [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Jerry Harrison & Brian Smith – Making Beautiful Music Together with Healthcare Entrepreneurs

February 4th, 2019 |
Tech Tonics: Jerry Harrison & Brian Smith – Making Beautiful Music Together with Healthcare Entrepreneurs

An unlikely pair, Brian Smith and Jerry Harrison came together over their shared passion for music and science and helping entrepreneurs succeed. Together they are helping healthcare startups find their rhythm and chart a path to success through a new [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Susan Desmond-Hellmann, The Inquisitive Leader

January 22nd, 2019 |
Tech Tonics: Susan Desmond-Hellmann, The Inquisitive Leader

Her illustrious career has taken her from clinician to biotech executive to university chancellor to CEO of the world’s largest foundation, yet throughout this exceptional journey, Susan Desmond-Hellmann has remained empathetic, inquisitive, and emphatically true to herself.

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Tech Tonics: Axel Heitmueller, Everything is a Shade of Gray

January 7th, 2019 |
Tech Tonics: Axel Heitmueller, Everything is a Shade of Gray

Axel Heitmueller, Ph.D. grew up in Germany, the son of an engineer. Yet, despite the often discrete intellectual structure engineering can impose, Axel’s personal experiences have taught him how important it is to find comfort with a state of gray. [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Darshak Sanghavi, Public Health Pediatrician

December 17th, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: Darshak Sanghavi, Public Health Pediatrician

Passionate about the intersection of policy and medicine, Darshak Sanghavi’s career has taken him from pediatric cardiology to the Obama Administration to his current role as CMO, OptumLabs, always seeking to define and improve on one thing in particular: [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Ari Caroline: Broad Intellect Meets Deep Humanity

December 3rd, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: Ari Caroline: Broad Intellect Meets Deep Humanity

An accomplished linguist who planned to take a job after college with a Russian oligarch (but rethought the notion after the man was nearly assassinated), Ari Caroline’s journey has taken him from language to economics to business to his [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Sarah Iselin of Florida Blue – Bringing Light to the Darkness

November 19th, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: Sarah Iselin of Florida Blue – Bringing Light to the Darkness

Growing up on Capitol Hill in a Washington, DC political family, Sarah Iselin did the obvious thing, at least to her, by rebelling and going to art school. But when her practical self realized that was going to make for [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Stephanie Tilenius – Work, Not Worry

November 5th, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: Stephanie Tilenius – Work, Not Worry

An accomplished investment banker who transitioned to become an accomplished executive at leading tech companies including eBay and Google, Stephanie Tilenius has now set her sights on an even more difficult challenge. As CEO of Vida Health she is focused [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Dr. Carla Pugh on Serendipity and the Technology of Touch

October 22nd, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: Dr. Carla Pugh on Serendipity and the Technology of Touch

Dr. Carla Pugh does a lot of things. She is trauma surgeon, entrepreneur, researcher and educator and is officially a professor of surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine (she also went to UC Berkeley so Go Bears!) and also [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Microsoft Global Chief Medical Officer Simon Kos, Using Technology to Light the Future of Medicine

Tech Tonics: Microsoft Global Chief Medical Officer Simon Kos, Using Technology to Light the Future of Medicine

Medical technology thought leader by day, computer gamer by night, Dr. Simon Kos, Global Chief Medical Officer of Microsoft, is a physician, business strategist and technologist who by his own admission is drawn to “bright shiny objects.” But a commitment [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Sek Kathiresan, When The Genetics of Heart Disease Becomes Intensely Personal

September 24th, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: Sek Kathiresan, When The Genetics of Heart Disease Becomes Intensely Personal

When Harvard cardiologist and geneticist Sek Kathiresan was promoted earlier this year to full professor at Harvard Medical School (he also has an appointment at the Broad Institute), he shared the news in a poignant tweet that basically said, [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Brad Hirsch, A Cancer Doctor With Management Chops

September 10th, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: Brad Hirsch, A Cancer Doctor With Management Chops

If Alex P. Keaton was from Texas, went on to med school, and then trained in oncology, he might have emerged looking something like today’s guest, Dr. Brad Hirsch, an MD/MBA with a doctor’s heart and a businessman’s head, [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Sometimes You Just Need to Start Things – Marcus Osborne and the Transformational Role of Intrapreneurship

Tech Tonics: Sometimes You Just Need to Start Things – Marcus Osborne and the Transformational Role of Intrapreneurship

A capitalist colored by a deep streak of social consciousness, Marcus Osborne, the leader of Health Transformation at Walmart, grew up in the South and planned on a political life.  But experience in the White House and later [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Sam Blackman, Translation With Heart

August 6th, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: Sam Blackman, Translation With Heart

Story teller, writer, drug developer – Sam Blackman is all three, a philosophy major who became a pediatric oncologist and then a creative drug developer with a penchant for imaginative solutions to translational challenges.

Although he was the son of [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Owen Tripp – Grand Founder

July 23rd, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: Owen Tripp – Grand Founder

Owen Tripp, Founder and CEO of Grand Rounds, was brought up by parents who taught him that you could do whatever you chose to do and that there was not one clear path to the right door. Owen [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Matthew Stoudt – Real Empathy in a Virtual World

Tech Tonics: Matthew Stoudt – Real Empathy in a Virtual World

He’s one of those tech people that came to healthcare to find a career of significance, but Matthew Stoudt has actually been destined for the health tech world since his youth.

Matthew Stoudt aspired to be a lawyer, then a [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: From Maine to Mainstream – The Noah Craft Story

June 25th, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: From Maine to Mainstream – The Noah Craft Story

Raised in a small town in Maine, and passionate about infectious diseases in the developing world, Noah Craft may not seem like your typical health tech entrepreneur – but on today’s show, we’ll hear how he’s channeled his passions into [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Amalio Telenti, International Man of (Genetic) Mystery

May 21st, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: Amalio Telenti, International Man of (Genetic) Mystery

In the course of his fascinating career, physician-scientist Amalio Telenti has had the opportunity to work in two imiscible centers of excellence in genomics: Eric Lander’s Broad Institute and Craig Venter’s Human Longevity Institute (HLI); on today’s show, we’ll learn [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Scott Barclay of Data Collective, Journeying Down the Data Stream

May 7th, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: Scott Barclay of Data Collective, Journeying Down the Data Stream

Scott Barclay is a nearly ubiquitous presence around the healthcare IT world, standing at the intersection of technology and health since 2005. He has journeyed down the data stream from CVS to startup whisperer to venture capital investor over the [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Katherine Chou – How A Quintessential Googler Wraps Her (Deep) Mind Around Healthcare

April 9th, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: Katherine Chou – How A Quintessential Googler Wraps Her (Deep) Mind Around Healthcare

Katherine Chou is in many ways the quintessential Googler – super smart, a passion for computer science, an engineer through and through. On today’s episode of Tech Tonics, we’ll learn how this rock star at Google decided to turn her [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: O-K K-A-R-D-I-A, The Dave Albert Story

March 19th, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: O-K K-A-R-D-I-A, The Dave Albert Story

Although his dad was a prominent politician who eventually became Speaker of the House, AliveCor Founder Dave Albert always knew he wanted to a career in medicine – it was the passion he discovered for engineering and entrepreneurship that took [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Lisa Alderson and her Long and Winding Road to Genomics

March 5th, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: Lisa Alderson and her Long and Winding Road to Genomics

For a skydiver who’s motto is “Just jump out and go”, the journey from chasing down Sandanista kidnappers to driving Disney strategy to genomics pioneer sounds sort of rational. Lisa Alderson, founder and CEO of Genome Medical, is [See the full post…]

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