Improving Cancer-Related Outcomes with Connected Health

A Report to the President of the United States from the President's Cancer Panel


Workshop Dates and Roster of Participants

Meeting DateLocation
December 11, 2014
  • Cambridge, MA
March 26, 2015
  • San Francisco, CA
July 9, 2015
  • Chicago, IL
Meeting ParticipantsAffiliations
David K. Ahern, PhD
  • National Cancer Institute
Neeraj K. Arora, PhD
  • Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Ethan Basch, MD
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP, FRCP*
  • Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Christopher Boone, PhD
  • Health Data Consortium
Wen-ying Sylvia Chou, PhD, MPH
  • National Cancer Institute
Heather Cooper Ortner
  • Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation
Robert T. Croyle, PhD
  • National Cancer Institute
Marcia R. Cruz-Correa, MD, PhD
  • University of Puerto Rico Comprehensive Cancer Center
Gabriel Eichler, PhD
  • PatientsLikeMe
Karen Emmons, PhD
  • Kaiser Foundation Research Institute
Joshua Feast, MBA
  • Cogito Health
Janet Freeman-Daily, MS, ENG
  • Addario Lung Cancer Foundation
Stephen H. Friend, MD, PhD
  • Sage Bionetworks
Gilles J. Frydman
  • Smart Patients
M. Christopher Gibbons, MD, MPH
  • Johns Hopkins University
Thomas Goetz, MPH
  • Iodine
Sarah Greene, MPH
  • Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
David Gustafson, PhD
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
Hill Harper, JD
  • President’s Cancer Panel
  • Author, Actor, and Philanthropist
Bradford W. Hesse, PhD
  • National Cancer Institute
Matthew Holt, MS
  • Health 2.0
Kamal Jethwani, PhD, MPH
  • Partners Healthcare
Warren A. Kibbe, PhD
  • National Cancer Institute
Katherine Kim, PhD, MPH, MBA
  • University of California, Davis
George Komatsoulis, PhD
  • National Center for Biotechnology Information
Joseph C. Kvedar, MD
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
Kenneth D. Mandl, MD, MPH
  • Boston Children's Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
Thomas A. Mason, MD
  • Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
Blackford Middleton, MD, MPH, MSc
  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • IBM Healthcare
Elizabeth D. Mynatt, PhD
  • Institute for People and Technology
Wendy Nilsen, PhD
  • National Institutes of Health
  • National Science Foundation
Olufunmilayo “Funmi” I. Olopade, MD
  • The University of Chicago
Aydogan Ozcan, PhD
  • University of California, Los Angeles
Corrie Painter, PhD
  • Broad Institute
  • Angiosarcoma Awareness
Kevin Patrick, MD, MS
  • University of California, San Diego
  • The Qualcomm Institute/Calit2
Rosalind W. Picard, ScD
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab
Ruth Rechis, PhD
  • LIVESTRONG Foundation
Barbara K. Rimer, DrPH
  • President's Cancer Panel
  • University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health
Abby B. Sandler, PhD
  • President's Cancer Panel
  • National Cancer Institute
Urmimala Sarkar, MD, MPH
  • University of California, San Francisco
Richard L. Schilsky, MD
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
Nirav R. Shah, MD
  • Kaiser Permanente Southern California
Erin Siminerio, MPH
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Paul Tarini, MA
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Stacey Tinianov
  • Community Engagement & Patient Advocacy Consultant
Emily S. Van Laar, MS
  • WebMD/Medscape
Kasisomayajula “Vish” Viswanath, PhD
  • Harvard School of Public Health
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
John T. Wald, MD
  • Mayo Clinic
Owen N. Witte, MD
  • President's Cancer Panel
  • University of California, Los Angeles

*Dr. Berwick was not in attendance but participated via prerecorded presentation.