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Every Company Is a Healthcare Company


April 18, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.


Fralin Biomedical Research Institute, R3012
2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA 24016

TEDMED is a multidisciplinary community of innovators and leaders who share a common determination to create a better future in health and medicine. This program features brilliant short talks and stunning artistic performances that celebrate the power of unexpected connections to create important new possibilities. Join the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute on April 16-19 as we live broadcast this year’s TEDMED program in our third-floor conference center.

Speakers for this session include:

Marleece Barber
In 2011, Marleece Barber joined Lockheed Martin as director of health and wellness and chief medical pfficer. Barber is responsible for the corporation’s strategy for health and wellness, which includes developing innovative and cost-conscious methods for increasing the overall health of Lockheed Martin’s 120,000 employees.

Geeta Nayyar
As the chief medical information officer for AT&T, Geeta Nayyar provides industry knowledge to help guide the AT&T ForHealth portfolio strategy.

Jeff DeGraff
Jeff DeGraff is a professor of management and organizations at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. His research and writing focuses on leading innovation.

Jennifer Kurkoski
Jennifer Kurkoski directs Google’s People & Innovation Lab (PiLab), which conducts research aimed at improving the company’s organizational practices.

Rick Valencia
As the leader of Qualcomm’s health care subsidiary, Qualcomm Life Inc., Rick Valencia directs Qualcomm’s global, wireless health product and technology strategy.

Additional Details

This is a free event. The host is Michael Friedlander, PhD. For more information, please call 540-526-2001, or send an e-mail.

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