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Digital Health Expert

Boston, MA


I have 20 years' experience shaping the evolving digital health field from the public and private sectors. I help clients position themselves for success in engaging consumers through products and services that help them to better understand and manage their own health and communicate with members of their care team, including family members.

I frequently speak at industry conferences such as HIMSS, CES, Health 2.0 and SXSW. My clients and companies I advise range from digital health startups to Fortune 500s.

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Industry Experience
Healthcare - Administration Healthcare - Advocacy Healthcare - Policy Healthcare - Technology
Areas Of Expertise
Consumer Engagement Consumer Insights Digital Marketing Influencer Marketing Product & App Testing Social Media Usability Testing
Health Perspective
Caregiver Advocate
Health Conditions
Healthy Living
November 2014 – Present

Focused on promoting consumer engagement in digital health through developing products, policies, and consumer-oriented content.. Clients and companies I advise range from startups to Fortune 500s. I also present frequently at conferences including HIMSS, SXSW, CES and Health 2.o, For more detailed information, please see my website,

Director, Office of Consumer e-Health at Office of the National Coordinator (ONC)
January 2011 – July 2014

Established and led the Consumer Program at ONC, which uses policy levers, technical standards, and public outreach to enable consumers to get and use their own health information electronically. Led the Blue Button Initiative, a public-private partnership which increases consumer access to data, in close collaboration with the White House, federal agencies, and more than 500 private sector organizations including health plans, health care providers, pharmacies, technology developers, and patient advocacy organizations.

Other, Technology in Education
Harvard University Graduate School of Education
Cambridge, MA, United States

Other, Coursework and Independent Study at MIT Media Lab
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA, United States

Bachelors, History and Italian, Magna Cum Laude
Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA, United States

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