Thursday, January 19, 7-8pm
Presented by Stanford Women in Business and ImpactMed.
Come hear representatives from both industry and academia explain how their different experiences in and out of school led them to their career in medicine!
M. Kate Bundorf (LinkedIn) is an Associate Professor of Health Research and Policy at the Stanford University School of Medicine, an Associate Professor, by Courtesy, at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and a Stanford Health Policy Fellow. She is also a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. She received her M.B.A. and M.P.H. degrees from The University of California at Berkeley and her Ph.D. from The Wharton School. She was a Fulbright Lecturer and Visiting Professor at Fudan School of Public Health in Shanghai, China in 2009 and 2010. Her research, which focuses on health insurance markets, has been published in leading economics and health policy journals and has received funding from the U.S. National Institutes of Health, the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She received the 13th Annual Health Care Research Award from The National Institute for Health Care Management in 2007.
Connie Weisman (LinkedIn) is a seasoned business development professional. Her passion lies with connecting people and building relationships between start-ups, corporations and investors in the health care area. She has utilized her experience as a RN, Insurance Broker, and founding member of the Plug and Play Health Innovation Platform to bring potential game changing health innovation to the world.
Plug and Play Tech Center invests and accelerates start-ups from around the world. Her team specializes in identifying start-ups with great potential and providing them with the resources and investment opportunities to make their product even greater. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Plug and Play’s portfolio includes Dropbox, PayPal, Lending Club, and Zoosk.
Please reach out to Sophie Hamilton (sophieh at stanford) with any questions.