New York’s New Health Disruptor: Meet Cornell Tech

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10/10/2013

8:00 to 10:00 AM

Alexandria Center for Life Science
450 East 29th Street, 2nd Floor

Cornell won an intense competition to build a new world-class applied sciences campus in New York City by presenting a new vision for graduate tech education. The new Cornell Tech is now taking shape, bringing academia and industry together to turn ideas into products and solve problems directly relevant to New York’s leading industries.

Healthcare features prominently in the school’s curriculum and research agenda. In partnership with the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Cornell Tech will be designing the “Healthier Life” hub with an innovative two-year degree, industrial research projects and intense corporate engagement around health. New York is already gaining ground as an important center of health innovation, but Cornell Tech will propel us to new heights.

For the first time, Cornell Tech Dean Dan Huttenlocher and Professor Deborah Estrin – a mobile health pioneer with a joint appointment at Weill Cornell Medical College – will share their vision for how the campus will contribute to the city’s tech, health and life science ecosystem. They will be joined by Dr. Curtis Cole, Chief Information Officer at Weill Cornell, one of the experts and thought leaders that the campus is engaging to navigate the complexity inherent in health and medicine. These three panelists will participate in a roundtable discussion led by Tom Beauregard, Executive Vice President of United Health Group and the Executive Director of the UnitedHealth Center for Health Reform & Modernization.

Co-organized by Lois Drapin, The Drapin Group 

Speakers

DAN HUTTENLOCHER

Dean and Vice Provost of Cornell Tech
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DEBORAH ESTRIN

Professor of Computer Science at Cornell Tech
Professor of Public Health at Weill Cornell Medical College
Co-founder of Open mHealth
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CURTIS COLE, M.D.

Chief Information Officer at Weill Cornell
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TOM BEAUREGARD

Executive Vice President of UnitedHealth Group and Executive Director of the UnitedHealth Center for Health Reform & Modernization
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