Healthcare Blockchain & Data Lecture Series

We are doing another lecture series! We will explore the intersection of blockchain & data science with healthcare and go from 9AM to 8PM with back to back educational lectures and networking sessions. 

Confirmed Topics:

Track & Trace for Health Research Data“, Dr. Sean Manion (Science Distributed)

“How does blockchain change the way we think of Healthcare? (From health consumers to health and wealth producers)”, Dr. Alex Cahana 

“Maximizing Medical Reimbursements via Automation and Data Science”, Dr. Joel Park

-More speakers coming up real soon! –

The printed book ticket will get you a hardcopy of the presentation slides in a printed and bound book form to use as reference while you observe the tutorials

Speakers’ Biographies

  • Dr. Sean Manion Sean is a neuroscientist and former federal research administrator. He is CEO of Science Distributed, dedicated to bringing health researchers together with blockchain as a layer of trust for better science, cheaper research, and faster miracles. He is a co-founder of the newly established Blockchain in Healthcare Global, a 501 (c)(6) under the IEEE International Standards & Technology Organization. He is a member of the HIMSS Blockchain Task Force and author of a chapter on research in the HIMSS textbook, “Blockchain in Healthcare: Innovations that Empower Patients, Connect Professionals and Improve Care.

  • Dr. Alex Cahana – Dr. Cahana is a Venture Partner and HealthCare, MedTech Advisor at CryptoOracle. With over 25 years of experience in clinical medicine. Dr. Cahana consults multiple national and international private and public companies, start-ups and healthcare organizations on blockchain technology, digiceutical integration, and healthcare redesign.He works with State and Federal agencies on policies and is a Subject Matter Expert for the Department of Defense, the Veterans Health Administration, the NFL Players Association, the Institute for First Responder Wellness and Bastyr University. After serving as Professor and Chief of the Division of Pain Medicine at the University of Washington, Dr. Cahana is an Affiliate Professor in Science, Technology and Health Studies, and has published over one hundred articles. He is a decorated Officer of the Israeli Defense Forces and received multiple awards, among them — the American Pain Society Center of Excellence; Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) Best Practice; the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Innovation Health Care award; and the University of Washington President’s medal for remarkable leadership, social impact and public service.

  • Professor Jamiel Sheikh – Jamiel is CEO of Chainhaus, an advisory, software development, application studio and education company focused on blockchain, artificial intelligence and machine learning. Jamiel has over 15 years of experience in technology, capital markets, real estate and management and is an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School, NYU and CUNY teaching graduate-level blockchain, AI and data science subjects. He is currently authoring a book on Corda with O’Reilly and runs one of the largest blockchain, AI and data science Meetups in NYC. Jamiel is a licensed real estate agent in New York and New Jersey with Douglas Elliman.Jamiel holds an MBA from Columbia University and BBA from Baruch College and is completing his second Masters in Artificial Intelligence from Georgia Institute of Technology. Jamiel enjoys coding in over 8 languages, travel and the elegant nuances of MMA. 

  • Dr. Joel Park  – Joel is a board-certified emergency medicine physician with expertise in data science and machine learning in the healthcare sector. He is a Clinician – Data Scientist at Symphony Medical and Chainhaus and an assistant program director for a Montefiore-affiliated hospital, St. John’s Riverside Hospital emergency medicine residency in Yonkers, NY. Dr. Park earned his medical degree at Rutgers University – New Jersey Medical School and completed his residency at New York Presbyterian – Universities of Columbia and Cornell. Dr. Park’s responsibilities include utilizing data science and machine learning algorithms for operational and clinical data with the goals of implementing changes from data insight. He performs exploratory data analysis and predictive modeling for emergency medicine department operations including work on patient boarding, surge protocols, and ED metrics. Dr. Park is participating with the MIT Critical Data team in international hackathons and will be helping organize a New York City-based hackathon with MIT and NYU in May 2019.