Invited Speakers

Bishow Adhikari, Ph.D.
Program Director in the Division of Cardiovascular Sciences at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH

Patrick A. Arensdorf, M.S.M
Principal, Halteres Associates

Michael Bates, M.D.
Vice President Oncology Research and Development, Cepheid

Chi On Chui, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Bioengineering

J. Benjamin Crocker, MD
Medical Director of the Ambulatory Practice of the Future

Atam P Dhawan, Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Research and Distinguished Professor, NJIT

Karen Dyer, MT (ASCP) DLM
Director of the CLIA program at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

David Erickson, Ph.D.
Professor, Cornell University

Erica Forzani, Ph.D.
Deputy Director of Center for Bioelectronics and Biosensors, Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University,

Jim Gallarda, Ph.D.
Senior Program Officer, Diagnostics Global Health Program Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Robert Garry, Ph.D.
Professor, Tulane University School of Medicine

Charlotte A. Gaydos, Dr.PH, M.P.H, M.S.
Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University

Julian Goldman, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital

Bill Heetderks, M.D., Ph.D.
Director of Extramural Science Programs, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, NIH, USA

Tony Huang, Ph.D.
Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics at The Pennsylvania State University

Erin Iturriaga, Ph.D.
Program Officer and Clinical Trials Specialist at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Charles Jaffe, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer of Health Level 7 International

Brian G. Jamieson, Ph.D.
CTO, Diagnostic Biochips, Inc. Glen Burnie, MD

Katherine Kim, Ph.D., M.H.P, M.B.A.
Assistant Professor, University of California Davis

Tiffani Bailey Lash, Ph.D.
Program Director/Health Scientist Administrator, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, NIH, USA

Yohan Lee, Ph.D.
Booz Allen Hamilton

Courtney H. Lias, Ph.D.
Director of the Division of Chemistry and Toxicology devices, FDA

Shari Ling, M.D.
Deputy Chief Medical Officer for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Onur Mudanyali, Ph.D.
Director of R&D, Holomic LLC

Shawn Murphy, M.D.,Ph.D.
Director of Research Computing and Informatics at Partners Healthcare

Paul Pearlman, Ph.D.
Science Policy Advisor at the United States National Cancer Institute’s Center for Global Health

Roderic Pettigrew, Ph.D., M.D.
Director, NIBIB

William (Bill) Riley, Ph.D.
Director, NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research

Sunita Shukla, Ph.D.
Scientific Reviewer, FDA, Office of In Vitro Diagnostics and Radiological Health (OIR)

Samuel Sia, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Columbia University

Shannon L. Silkensen, Ph.D.
Senior Health Science Policy Advisory at the NCI’s Center for Global Health.

Portia Taylor-Singh, Ph.D.
Research Scientist, Philips Research North America

Richard M. Thayer, M.B.A.
Managing Partner, Halteres Associates and CEO, Catalysis Foundation for Health

Fred Tenover, Ph.D.
Vice President Scientific Affairs, Cepheid

May Wang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, The Wallace H. Coulter Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

Bruce Wheeler, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering, University of California at San Diego