Health Connect South 2017

Disrupting Healthcare

Join us this September 28th at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, GA
“an evolutionary platform serving the healthcare community in the south and beyond”

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Disruptive Healthcare Delivery

New innovations that assist how individuals access healthcare


Skin in the Game of Healthcare

Bridging the gap between investors and healthcare

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Consumers in the Driver's Seat

How are consumers driving healthcare delivery


Access to Care

Preparing for the next wave of healthcare regulation and minimizing disparities in healthcare delivery


2017 Speakers

  • Anne Schuchat, MD
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Principal Deputy Director
    Principal Deputy Director Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Rear Admiral U.S. Public Health Service Dr. Schuchat joined...
  • Bob Crutchfield
    Harbert Management Corporation
    Operating Partner
    Bob serves as Executive Director of Innovate Birmingham. He has been a venture capitalist...
  • Brad Fain
    Georgia Tech Research Institute
    Principal Research Scientist
    Dr. Brad Fain is a Principal Research Scientist at the (GTRI), with over twenty...
  • Brian Liu, BSEE, MBA
    Georgia Tech Research Institute
    Head, Advanced Human Integration Branch
    Brian Liu, BSEE, MBA In Mr. Liu’s professional career, he has worked as an...
  • Cheryl Hiddleson MSN, RN, CCRN-E
    Director of the Emory eICU Center
    Cheryl is the Director of the Emory eICU Center. Cheryl completed her Masters degree...
  • Daniel Dawes, J.D.
    Morehouse School of Medicine
    Executive Director
    Attorney Daniel E. Dawes is a nationally recognized leader in the health equity movement...
  • David Norris
    CEO & Founder
    David Norris has served as a leader bringing numerous technology products and solutions to...
  • David Rubinger
    Atlanta Business Chronicle
    Market President and Publisher
  • Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice
    The sixth president of Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) and the first woman to...
  • Ed Cantwell
    Center for Medical Interoperability
    President and CEO
    Ed Cantwell is President and CEO of the Center for Medical Interoperability, a 501(c)(3)...
  • Guy Scull
    CareLink of Northwest Georgia, Inc.
    CEO & President
    Guy H. Scull leads HealthCare for Humanity Clinics, driving its strategic vision and execution...
  • Heval Kelli, MD
    Emory University
    Cardiology Fellow
    ​As a young Syrian refugee washing dishes in a restaurant to support his family,...
  • Howard Jacob, PhD
    HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology
    EVP Genomic Medicine, Chief Medical Genomics Officer, Faculty Investigator
    Howard Jacob, PhD, is a Faculty Investigator and Executive Vice President for Genomic Medicine...
  • Jason Rupp
    Southeast Medical Device Association
    Executive Director
    Coming Soon...
  • Jordan Amadio MD
    Emory University
    Chief Resident in Neurosurgery
    A neurosurgeon and neuroscientist by training, Dr. Amadio was educated at Princeton, MIT, Harvard...
  • Judith Monroe, MD, FAAFP
    CDC Foundation
    President and CEO
    Judith Monroe’s professional focus has centered on the intersection of primary care and public...
  • Justin Sabet-Peyman
    Justin Sabet-Peyman (Menlo Park) joined KKR in 2008 and is a member of the...
  • L.A. Galyon
    Brentwood Capital
    Managing Director
    L.A. Galyon, IV, Managing Director, advises healthcare service and outsourcing companies on M&A and...
  • Larry Williams
    Technology Association of Georgia
    President & CEO
    Larry Williams is President and CEO of the Technology Association of Georgia.Williams brings more...
  • Lee Herron
    Georgia Research Alliance
    VP of Venture Development
    Dr. Herron joined the Georgia Research Alliance (GRA) as Vice President of Commercialization in...
  • Lisa Kudlacz
    Halyard Health’s Interventional Pain Management
    Vice President and General Manager
    Lisa Kudlacz is the Vice President and General Manager for Halyard Health’s Interventional Pain...
  • Marie Cameron
    Georgia State University
    Marie Cameron, FACHE, is a senior healthcare executive with over 25 years’ experience in...
  • Omar M Lattouf, MD, PhD, FACC, FACS
    Emory University
    Professor of Surgery / Cardiothoracic
    Senior cardiothoracic surgeon, widely published and frequent speaker at national and international cardiology and...
  • Patrick O'Carroll, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACMI
    The Task Force for Global Health
    Head, Health Systems Strengthening Sector
    Patrick O’Carroll, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACMI, is head of The Task Force’s health systems...
  • PhD James Weyhenmeyer
    Georgia State University
    Vice President for Research and Economic Development
    Dr. James Weyhenmeyer is the Vice President for Research and Economic Development at Georgia...
  • PhD Karen Minyard
    Georgia Health Policy Center
    Karen Minyard, Ph.D. is the chief executive officer of the Georgia Health Policy Center...
  • Russell Allen
    Georgia Bio
    President & CEO
    Russell Allen is president and CEO of Georgia Bio. Allen directs programs and initiatives...
  • Steven Fraime
    Center for Health Transformation
    Steven Fraime began his career after graduating with a BBA in Accounting from Hofstra...
  • Timothy G. Buchman, PhD, MD
    Emory Center for Critical Care
    Director of the ECCC
    Dr. Timothy G. Buchman is the Founding Director of the Emory Center for Critical...

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