For the past 20+ years, my career focus has been driving innovation in healthcare by integrating emerging technologies into clinical medicine. As a Digital Health and Emerging Technology leader, I leverage my background in engineering, medicine, and business to challenge the status quo. I lead multi-disciplinary teams and collaborate with industry, governments, and research hospitals. As technology evolves at a rapid pace, I continually advocate for best practices in medical imaging, digital health, AI, wearables, and real-world data usage.
Positions and achievements include:
⊳ Advisor and SME for MedTech, consulting with companies including Philips and Butterfly.
⊳ VP of Strategic Partnerships and Medical Affairs for healthcare data startup, Lynx MD, a SaaS platform enabling data access, analytics and collaboration between healthcare, research, and industry partners.
⊳ Children’s National Hospital (CNH) Innovation Leader: Founding Executive Director of the Office of Biotechnology at the Nation’s First Pediatric Research & Innovation Campus.
⊳ Founding Director of CNH’s Strategic Innovation in Emergency Medicine (EM), establishing successful group collaborating internally and externally to accelerate the integration of technology in EM.
As a pioneer in Pediatric point of care ultrasound (POCUS), I am recognized internationally for establishing and advancing the field of POCUS in Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) through education, scholarship, and service.
⊳ First woman physician in PEM POCUS to achieve the academic rank of Full Professor.
⊳ First to represent PEM POCUS on several boards including American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine Board of Governors.
⊳ Developed and implemented best practices for POCUS integration, workflow optimization, and revenue generation.
⊳ Established the first PEM Ultrasound Fellowship and Hospital Oversight Committee for POCUS at CNH.
Finally, my global medical experience has provided me a unique perspective to patients and healthcare systems internationally, exploring how technology can play a pivotal role. Invited professorships in Australia, Israel, and South Korea. Johnson & Johnson scholar in Grenada, West Indies. Invited speaker in Canada, Italy, Spain, India, Japan, and the UAE for conferences such as the World Congress on Ultrasound hosted by the World Interactive Network Focused on Critical Ultrasound.