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Heath Connect South 2018

Health Connect South

Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

Heath Connect South 2018

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird Registration 3d 6h 2m $199.00 $0.00
Event Registration Not Started $249.00 $0.00
Student Sep 27, 2018 $150.00 $0.00
"National Vision" Scholar Sep 26, 2018 $75.00 $0.00
Health Tech Start-up Sep 26, 2018 $200.00 $0.00

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Event Details

Registration begins at 8:00 AM

Breakfast & Networking to follow 

Program will begin promptly at 8:55 AM 



The Importance of Collaboration in Innovation

Rubin Pillay, MD - Assistant Dean and Chief Innovation Officer, University of Alabama, Birmingham     


Edging the Future Forward: a view from the NIH

Lawrence Tabak, DDS, PhD - Principal Deputy Director, National Institutes of Health (NIH)


AI vs. MD: The Evolution of Tech in Healthcare

Ben Greenberg - Vice President Product Development, WebMD Medscape

Martin Entwistle - President and CEO Ares Health System, Ares Health System

Carolyn Meltzer, MD - William P. Timmie Professor and Chair, Department of Radiology, Associate Dean School of Medicine, Emory


Critical Issues in the Future of Health

Susan Dentzer: - President and CEO, Network for Excellence in Health Innovation, (NEHI) 

Lunch Keynote


Telehealth and the Virtual Economy

Don Mueller - CEO, Children's Hospital at Erlanger

Tanya Mack - President, Women's Telehealth

Michelle Madison - Partner, Morris, Manning & Martin, LLC

Tamara Flowers - Vice President Sales and Business Development, Verizon Cellular


Game Changers: New Medicine

Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD - President and Dean, Morehouse School of Medicine

Tony Wang, JD - COO, Color Genomics

Vence L. Bonham,Jr. JD - Senior Advisor to the NHGRI Director on Genomics and Health Disparities, NIH


Data for All: Integrated Health Information

Donald Palmisano, Jr. - Executive Director, Medial Association of Georgia 

Laura McCrary, EdD, Senior Vice President, KaMMCO Health Solutions, Inc.

Thomas Bat, MD - CEO and Medical Director, North Atlanta Primary Care


Making the rounds: Doctors Leading from the Frontlines

Patrice Harris, MD, MA - President of American Medical Association


The Opoid Epidemic: Striking Back

David Rubinger - Market President and Publisher, Atlanta Business Chronicle 

Deb Houry, MD - Director, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  (CDC) 

Jon Zibbell, PhD - Senior Public Health Analyst, Behavioral & Urban Health Program, RTI 

Elizabeth Thompson, CEO, National Osteoporosis Foundation


Health Investments: Cultivating Innovation

Bob Crutchfield - Managing Director, BrightEdge Venture Fund

LA Galyon -Managing Director, Brentwood Capital

Sri Mani - Vice President Investment Banking, Goldman Sachs

Christy Shaffer - Partner, Hatteras Venture Partners


Accelerating IT into Healthcare

Scott Boden, MD -  Vice President Business Innovation, Emory Healthcare

Roy Duvall, Senior Vice President of Engineering, Shareware

Rich Mendola, PhD, Chief Information Officer, Emory University

Will Ellaissi, MBA, Director, Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub


Industry and Academia – Connecting a Dynamic Duo 

Kirk Barnes - Start-Up Catalyst, Advanced Technology Development Center,  (ATDC)

David Weeks - Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, National Account Service Company (NASCO) of Blue Cross Blue Shield


Academic Collaborations: New Medicine-Made Possible

Margo Brinton, PhD - Regents Professor, Georgia State University

Phillip J. Santangelo, MS, PhD - Assistant Professor, Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech


The Windshield and the Rear View Mirror of Health Innovation

Jacques J. Sokolov, MD - Chairman and CEO, SSB Solutions, Inc


Health Connect South’s annual event is our largest face-to-face meeting with over 400 health leaders. The topics covered are broad to create interdisciplinary partnerships but also specific in order to tackle current challenges in health. This is the platform for health leaders come to talk and hear about “the future” in health, the current challenges, and collaborative solutions.

Health Connect South 2018 will be held on September 27th at The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, GA. Join us for an amazing program highlighting health collaborations and innovations throughout the Southeast. 

The program also will include the presentation of two awards the UnSung Hero Award and the Best Collaboration Award

Have questions about Heath Connect South 2018? Contact Health Connect South

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Georgia Aquarium
225 Baker St NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

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