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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: Dr. Ken Mandl – Forging Connection Through Technology

September 14th, 2020 |
Tech Tonics: Dr. Ken Mandl – Forging Connection Through Technology

Ken Mandl has a gift for listening to other people, whether they’re mentors offering the advice that shaped his career in pediatrics and informatics at Boston’s Children Hospital and Harvard Medical School, or helping physicians and patients learn from each [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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Andrew Trister: From Jersey Boy to Digital Doc

August 10th, 2020 |
Andrew Trister: From Jersey Boy to Digital Doc

With a knack for engineering and a passion for patients, Andrew Trister career has taken this Jersey boy from radiation oncology to Apple to his current role at the Gates Foundation, where he’s spearheading their efforts to leverage technology to [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Jill Hagenkord’s Wild Ride

July 27th, 2020 |
Tech Tonics: Jill Hagenkord’s Wild Ride

Growing up in a small town in Iowa, Jill Hagenkord never imagined herself as a doctor, or scientist, or entrepreneur – yet she became all three, blazing her own path and charting for herself a captivating personal and professional journey. [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Arnaub Chatterjee – Making Healthcare Smart

July 13th, 2020 |
Tech Tonics: Arnaub Chatterjee – Making Healthcare Smart

Arnaub Chatterjee comes from a long line of physicians, and in his youth, assumed he’d follow the family tradition.  At college at the University of Michigan, he pursued a well-traveled path towards medicine, graduating with a degree in cell and [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: 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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