Leaders in Medical Innovation: Dr. Richard Kogan, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and Artistic Director of the Weill Cornell Music and Medicine Program

Dr. Richard Kogan has led a distinguished career as both a professional pianist and as a physician. He is currently a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and Artistic Director of the Weill Cornell Music and Medicine Program. At the age of seven, he attended the Julliard School of Music Pre-College as … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Innovation: Dr. Richard Kogan, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and Artistic Director of the Weill Cornell Music and Medicine Program”

Leaders in Medical Innovation: Dr. Julien Pham, Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder of RubiconMD

Julien Pham, M.D. ’04, is a nephrologist, but some of his most influential work includes the development of technology platforms. His latest venture is called RubiconMD. RubiconMD allows primary-care physicians to ask specialists around the country simple questions about symptoms and medications, and they receive answers within a few hours. The HIPAA-compliant platform also allows … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Innovation: Dr. Julien Pham, Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder of RubiconMD”

Leaders in Medical Innovation: Dr. Ted Kaptchuk, Director of the Harvard-wide Program in Placebo Studies

Ted J. Kaptchuk is Professor of Medicine and Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Harvard-wide Program in Placebo Studies and the Therapeutic Encounter (PiPS) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts.  As a leading figure in placebo studies, a scholar of East Asian medicine, … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Innovation: Dr. Ted Kaptchuk, Director of the Harvard-wide Program in Placebo Studies”

Leaders in Medical Innovation: Dr. Uzma Samadani, Neurosurgeon and Founder of Oculogica

  Dr. Uzma Samadani is a neurosurgeon and founder of Oculogica, a company focused on developing an eye-tracking technology that could help detect concussions and other brain injuries accurately and with detail. In 2010, Dr. Samadani was researching whether vagus nerve stimulation could improve the outcomes of severe traumatic brain injuries. During this process, she … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Innovation: Dr. Uzma Samadani, Neurosurgeon and Founder of Oculogica”

Leaders in Medical Innovation: Dr. Nir Barzilai, Current Ingeborg and Ira leon Rennert Chair in Aging Research

Dr. Nir Barzilai is the current Ingeborg and Ira leon Rennert Chair in Aging Research, the Director of the Institute for Aging Research at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and the Director of NIH’s Nathan Shock and the Glenn Centers of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging. Dr. Barzilai is currently focused on … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Innovation: Dr. Nir Barzilai, Current Ingeborg and Ira leon Rennert Chair in Aging Research”

Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Ronnie Martin, Dean of the Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Martin served his fellow citizens and country during his 23-year association with the U.S. Army, the Army Reserves and the National Guard of Oklahoma, beginning in 1968 and ending after 1992 Desert Storm campaign. During that time he served both as a NCO and an officer, as well as, a physician. After obtaining his foundational education in chemistry … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Ronnie Martin, Dean of the Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine”

Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Jonas de Jong, Founder and Chair of CardioNetworks

Dr. Jonas de Jong is a cardiologist and electrophysiologist based in the Netherlands. Dr. de Jong received his medical degree from the Universiteit van Amsterdam and completed both his cardiology residency and electrophysiology fellowship at the AMC. Dr. de Jong is also the founder and Chair of CardioNetworks, a non-profit organization founded in 2007 and based in The Netherlands. … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Jonas de Jong, Founder and Chair of CardioNetworks”

Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Robert Alpern, Dean of the Yale University School of Medicine

Dr. Robert Alpern was appointed Dean of Yale School of Medicine in June 2004, continuing a career that has combined his interests in research, clinical practice and teaching.  As Dean, he oversees one of the world’s leading institutions for biomedical research and advanced medical care. Dr. Alpern attended college at Northwestern University, where he majored … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Robert Alpern, Dean of the Yale University School of Medicine”

Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Kayse Shrum, Dean at the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Kayse Shrum is a native Oklahoman who earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine. She joined the college’s faculty as a pediatrician in 2002.  In 2013, she was promoted to her current position as president of OSU Center for Health Sciences and dean of OSU College of … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Kayse Shrum, Dean at the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine”