RI Healthcare Showcase
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
11:30am to 7pm
222 Richmond Street
Providence, RI  02903
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Registration and lunch
11:30am to 12:30pm

Keynote Address
12:30pm to 1:30pm, Room 170
Keynote introduction - Mark Schlissel, MD, Ph.D., Provost, Brown University
Keynote address - John L. Brooks III, President & CEO, Joslin Diabetes Center

1:30pm to 1:45pm

Panel introduction - Terrie Fox Wetle, MS, Ph.D., Dean, Brown University School of Public Health

1:45pm to 2:45pm
Panel 1 - Our Aging Population & Aging Brains - Medical, Home and Social Design Challenges for the 21st Century - Moderated by Peter J. Snyder, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President & Chief Research Officer, Lifespan Corporate Services
Professor of Neurology, Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Panelists – 

  • Ara Khachaturian, Ph.D., Executive Editor, Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association; Epidemiologist & consultant to the Alzheimer’s Association and numerous other organizations and pharmaceutical R&D corporations
  • Richard Besdine, MD, Professor of Medicine and Professor of Health Services Policy & Practice, Brown University
  • Leslie Fontana, Professor of Industrial Design, Rhode Island School of Design

2:45pm to 3:45pm
Panel 2 - The Future of Genomics in Medicine - Moderated by Barrett W. Bready, ’99, MD’03, President & CEO, Nabsys, Inc.

Panelists –

  • Patrice Milos, Ph.D., CEO Claritas Genomics
  • Per Lofberg, Executive Vice President, CVS Caremark 
  • Benjamin Raphael, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Computer Science, Brown University

3:45pm to 4:00pm

4:00pm to 5:00pm
Panel 3 - Medical Nutrition – Treatment of Disease and Conditions using Nutritional Strategies
- Moderated by Stephen Lane, Co-Founder, Chairman, Chief Venture Officer, Ximedica

Panelists – 

  • Mary Flynn, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Brown University and Miriam Hospital
  • David Berry, MD, Ph.D., CEO, Pronutria
  • Jim Currie, Director of Marketing Strategy and Insights, Nestlé Health Science-Pamlab

Poster Session and reception
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Welcome remarks – Jack A. Elias, MD, Dean, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University