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INTERSECT@CMU 2019 Conference Schedule

— A Carnegie Mellon University Event —
Sept. 13, 2019 | Tepper Quad
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Please note: schedule is subject to change. 

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Conference Check-in, Networking, and Continental Breakfast

 

8:45 - 9:30 a.m.

Steve Downs

Keynote Speaker

Steve Downs
Chief Technology and Strategy Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Steve Downs is Chief Technology and Strategy Officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the nation’s largest philanthropy dedicated solely to health.

Since 1972, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has supported research and programs targeting some of America’s most pressing health issues—from substance abuse to improving access to quality health care.

Steve’s remarks, “Building Health into Society’s OS,” will explore how emerging technologies, among other factors, will help us to reengineer a culture of health.

Full Bio

10 - 11:30 a.m.

Panel One: Artificial Intelligence and Health Care

How can AI impact the development, delivery, and experience of health care?

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Chris Johnson
President, Teletracking Inc.
Bio

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Paul Nielsen
VP Strategic Programs; President UHG Academy of Technology; Dean, Optum College of AI
Bio

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Shivdev Rao
CEO, Co-Founder / Abridge.ai
Bio

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Roni Rosenfeld
Professor and Head, Machine Learning Department, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
Bio

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— Moderator —
Madhu Pawar, MBA (HNZ 2005)
Global Managing Director, Sales Analytics and Solutions, Google
Bio

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Lunch and Learn With The Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship:
Student Health Care Startup Presentations

— Hosted by Apprio Inc. and ApprioHealth —

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1 - 2:30 p.m.

Panel Two: Science or Science Fiction

What will the future of medicine and health look like and how will both science and the arts help to shape that future?

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Keith Elliot Cook
Professor and Associate Department Head for Graduate Education, CMU BME
bio

Jeanne Cunicelli 
Executive Vice President, UPMC Enterprises
Bio

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Steve Downs
Chief Technology and Strategy Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Bio

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Barbara Shinn-Cunningham
Director, Carnegie Mellon Neuroscience Institute; Professor, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Biomedical Engineering, Psychology, and Electrical & Computer Engineering
Bio

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— Moderator —
Kristen Kurland
Teaching Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
Bio

3 - 4:15 p.m.

Panel Three: The $3.68 Trillion Question

How do we tackle the issues related to the costs, pricing, and policy design of wellness and health care?

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Amelia Haviland
Associate Professor Of Statistics And Health Policy; Director, AI & Analytics for Good Initiative, Block Center for Technology and Society
Bio

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Rumi Naik
AVP R&D Scientific & Digital Innovation, Sanofi Pasteur
Bio

Thomas Pellathy

Thomas Pellathy 
Executive Vice President, Product and Healthcare Services, Highmark Inc.
Bio

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Sridhar Tayur
Ford Distinguished Research Chair; University Professor of Operations Management
bio

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— Moderator —
Martin Gaynor
EJ Barone University Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University
Bio

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Networking Reception