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Mark Jarboe


Board of Directors

Russ Lipari

Founder & CEO
Health Connect South

Tom Hawk

King & Spalding

Dr. Dennis Liotta

Executive Director
Emory Institute for Drug Development

Dr. James Weyhenmeyer

Vice President for
Research and Professor at Auburn University

Annic Jobin

Stanford University School of Medicine

Bob Crutchfield

Managing Director
Hotspot Ventures, LLC

Simeon Sessley

Founding Partner
Advisory Trail

Fred Sanfilippo MD, PhD

Emory-Georgia Tech Healthcare Innovation Program

Board of Advisors

Andy Miller

CEO, Georgia Health News

Sherry Farrugia

2014 Conference Chair Director, Georgia Tech/CHOA

Sig Mosley

Founder, Mosley Investments

David Rubinger

Atlanta Business Chronicle, Market President and Publisher

Paula Lawton Bevington

Founder, Bevington Advisors

Kathy Harris

SVP, Corp Development ShareCare

Mike Paulhus

Partner, King & Spalding

David Hartnett

Chief Economic Development Officer, Metro Atlanta Chamber

Trey Ragsdale

Director, Kaiser Permanente

Shane Jackson

President, Jackson Healthcare

Adriane Randolph, PhD

Director, BrainLab, Kennesaw State University

Larry Williams

President & CEO, Technology Association of Georgia

Tiffany Wilson

CEO, Global Center for Medical Innovation

J. Leonard Lichtenfeld, MD

Deputy Chief Medical Officer, American Cancer Society

Anita Sharpe

Bureau Chief, Bloomberg News

Farah Chapes

Chief Operating Officer Emory School of Medicine

Jim Curran, MD, MPH

Dean, School of Public Health, Emory University

Stephen Vault, PhD

VP Business Development, WellStar Health System

L.A. Galyon

Director at Brentwood Capital Advisors

Chris Clark

New Journey Board Member, UCB Pharmaceuticals

Don Mueller

CEO, Children’s Hospital at Erlanger

Will Ellaissi

Managing Director of the Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub

Shyam Parekh

Director of Strategy and Business Development, Avanos Medical

Todd Sherer

AVP & Executive Director, Office Tech Transfer Emory Univeristy

James H. Wood, MD

Board of Directors & Scientific Advisor Neurobiology Foundation

Kornelius Bankston

Bridge Builder: Tech & Health


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