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Thursday, April 2 • 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Innovations in Cancer Care

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With Innovations in Cancer Care we’re bringing together a group of experts from diverse disciplines to discuss the future of Cancer care.  Hear from patient, pharma, tech, and entrepreneurial perspectives as they not only address the gaps and problems in current cancer care, but more importantly, the opportunities in front of us. 

Moderators
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Jack Whelan

Research Advocate, Patient Advocate
Years ago Jack was diagnosed with a rare, incurable blood cancer which research then indicated a five-year outlook for symptomatic patients requiring treatment. With a troubling diagnosis in hand, Jack turned his career as a Wall Street Research Analyst in Information Technology (IT) towards helping bridge the communications gap between life sciences, medical professionals and patients as a Patient Advocate, Research Advocate and Legislative... Read More →

Speakers
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Laura Chavaree

Founder, CALLIOPY Health
Laura Chavaree is the founder of Calliopy, a platform for Oncology professionals, to simplify navigation and activation of financial assistance options for people facing cancer. Prior to founding her company, she was a Commercial Director at Genentech. She led the team responsible for communicating Genentech’s cutting edge Oncology science to doctors, health care providers, and patients in a multi-billion dollar U.S. market. Laura crafted an... Read More →
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Ophelia Chiu

Design Strategy & Innovation Head, Memorial Sloan Kettering
Ophelia Chiu’s most recent work has focused on development of an in-house design innovation group, exploration of telehealth technology and implementation of strategic initiatives. Her passions are around bringing the best patient experience to implementation, helping to spread innovative thinking across the organization, and bringing people from different disciplines together. With productive partnerships being essential to widespread... Read More →
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Amy Li

Founder, Dance4Healing
Amy Li leads the integrative health startup, Dance4Healing, which inspired by her own fight against stage IV cancer, utilizes artificial intelligence and behavior design to connect dance teachers to patients, recommend personalized music and dance, and create dance buddies and patient groups based on real-time emotion and health data.
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Jamie Thomson

Senior Experience Designer, Mad*Pow
Jamie is inspired to change the world through research-driven design. At Mad*Pow, she helps clients craft a clear vision for the future of their products and services, and then execute on that vision through elegant interaction design and robust information architecture. She takes perverse pleasure in untangling the complexities of the healthcare ecosystem, whether from the patient, payor, or provider perspective. Jamie holds a B.S. in... Read More →


Thursday April 2, 2015 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Commonwealth C

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