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Gordon Engineering Leadership Center


May 15 - 16, 2015 - Think Tank: The Future of Digital Health

Location: Qualcomm Conference Center, Jacobs Hall (EBU1)
Sponsored By: Gordon Engineering Leadership Center

Friday, May 15, 2015, 8:00am - 5:00 pm

Saturday, May 16, 2015, 8:00am - 2:00pm

Digital medicine is revolutionizing the way patients manage healthcare. This one and a half day Think Tank is targeted for graduate students, medical students, post-docs, physicians, healthcare professionals, and industry professionals who are interested in learning more about the challenges and opportunities in integrating technology with medicine. This program will provide a comprehensive overview of digital health as well as a unique perspective from multiple expert speakers from all facets of healthcare.

Highly experienced speakers and experts from academia and industry will offer their perspectives on:

  • Big Data
  • Healthcare Analytics
  • Healthcare entrepreneurship 
  • Preventative medicine
  • Patient care in underserved communities
  • Mobile and global health
  • Emerging wireless technologies
  • Population Health

Attendees will have the opportunity to contribute to the conversation and network with experts. There will also be problem solving sessions, where small teams will have the opportunity to present their solutions to healthcare challenges. The Gordon Center has a reputation for bringing quality speakers that are technical leaders. The presentations will be infused with challenges that leaders experience on the journey to realizing technology innovation.


  • Jacob Aptekar, Ph.D. - CEO/Co-Founder Qurator, UCLA MSTP Student
  • Daniel Calac, MD - Chief Medical Officer, Indian Health Council
  • Todd Coleman, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering, UCSD
  • Royan Kamyar, MD, MBA - Founder/CEO of Owaves
  • Cleland Landolt, MD - FACS FACC FACP - President/CEO of Cambridge Life Science Strategies
  • Gioia Messinger, MS, MBA - CEO/Founder of LinkedObjects
  • Wilson To, Ph.D. - Senior Manager, Product Management, Global Technologies 
  • Erik Viirre, MD, Ph.D. -  Director (Technical) of Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE & Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE
  • Dan Weberg, Ph.D., RN - Director of Nursing Innovation, Kaiser Permanente 


Registration is closed.

Contact for Event

Gordon Center
Phone: 858-822-5636

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