Experts //

Chris Jones, D.Phil., M.Sc. | Founder

 

Incentives-based Interventions

 

Chris Jones has been living and breathing health economics and point-of-care decision-making for the last decade. His research can be found in numerous publications and in the media. Dr. Jones is director of the Global Health Economics Unit at the University of Vermont. When he's not coming up with new ways to make healthcare more effective and affordable, he is enjoying being a dad. And skiing. 

Ted James, M.D., M.H.C.M. | Surgical Oncologist 

 

 

Clinical Simulation & Cancer Care Pathways 

 

Ted James is an Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Vermont. Dr. James also directs the Clinical Simulation Laboratory, is a quality officer and is additionally director of Skin and Soft Tissue Oncology. Trained at McGill, Drexel and Harvard University, Dr. James is intensely focused on improving outcomes and personalizing medicine. 

Caroline Rudisill, Ph.D. | Health Economist 

 

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

 

Dr Caroline Rudisill is a lecturer in Health Economics at the London School of Economics. She is also Director of the MSc in Health Economics, Policy and Management at the LSE and is a visiting lecturer in Health Economics at King's College London.Caroline's research interests focus on two main areas. First, how perceptions about risks impact individuals' health care and pharmaceutical choices and the likelihood of uptake in preventative health-related behaviours. She is currently undertaking work on patients' choices around pharmaceutical use.

Peter Weimersheimer, M.D. | Emergency Medicine Pathways

 

Critical Care Pathways

 

Peter Weimersheimer is an emergency physician and associate professor of surgery at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Before entering the medical profession, he was a fine woodworker and project manager for custom home construction and worked in Vermont, Maine, Arizona, Colorado, and Japan. His current medical interests include clinical application of point of care ultrasound, use of simulation in medical education, application of medical advances in rural health systems, and improving efficiency in the delivery of high quality health care.

Asim Zia, Ph.D. | Complex Systems

 

Complex Systems Analysis

 

Asim Zia is Associate Professor of Community Development and Applied Economics at the University of Vermont. Dr. Zia's focus is on adaptive decision making and evaluating public policies at multiple governance levels. He has published on complex systems and meta-decision analysis, space-time scale choices and optimization of care pathways. 

(Ret.) Lt. Col. Donald Keith M.B.A. | Strategic Planning

 

Global Commercial Development

 

Donald Keith is an expert in strategic planning and logistical coordination. He is also the co-founder of the Center for Study of Multiple Birth a role that has taken him around world teaching effective techniques for improving health outcomes and reducing costs. With over 200 publications, oral presentations, scientific exhibits, research reports, and copyrighted surveys on logistics and health to his credit,  Keith is a logistics expert. He maintains a concurrent senior role within a Washington D.C. consulting company. Donald Keith spent over twenty four years in the U.S. Amy and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. 

Charles Laudadio, M.D., M.B.A. | Pharmacoeconomics

 

New Products & Licensing Opportunities

 

Charles Laudadio has had a longstanding career in the pharmaceutical industry and as an entrepreneur. His primary areas of expertise have been in Diabetic Complications, Urology, and Pain Management. In his early career, he was chief medical officer for Pfizer Inc. He then co-founded Clarix which was sold to Phase Forward and later Oracle. He was also co-founder of INC research, which in 2010 was sold to Avista Capital Partners and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. Charles advises on clinical strategy and on ways to increase pharmaceutical access for patients. 

 

William "Marcus" Carpenter, M.A. | Diagnostics 

 

Molecular & Genetics Point-of-Care Testing

 

William Carpenter is a visionary entrepreneur who has worked on molecular and genetic testing, public-private partnerships, and technology commercialization. With several successful start-ups, he has unlocked a wide range of ways to extract value out of data and the way data are measured.

John Rosenblum, M.Sc. | Clinical Informatics 

 

Health IT & Software Innovator

 

John Rosenblum is a business leader and technology innovator. In 1998, he co-founded and became CEO of Green Mountain Logic, a Vermont health and life science software company, acquired in 2007 by Phase Forward that ultimately becoming part of Oracle Corporation, where John continued until 2013. He co-founded and chaired the Clinical Pharmacology Community at the Drug Informatics Association’s (DIA) and he serves on the board of the Association of Clinical Pharmacology Units (ACPU).