We are hosting an event to raise money to support life-saving product innovation
SOLUtion Medical will hold its First Annual Event on October 22, 2020 to champion innovation, advocacy, and education within the chronic and rare disease communities. This event will feature special guest speakers including rare disease patients and healthcare user-centered design experts. All rare disease, student, and life-science community members are welcome!
Dennis Boyle is a Partner and founding member of IDEO. Based in Palo Alto, he leads he leads the Health and Wellness practice, which works with clients in the medical and consumer health-care industries to develop innovative products and strategies for promoting healthful living and behavior change.
Over the course of his IDEO career, he has worked as a design engineer, a project leader, a business relationship leader, a studio leader, and a practice leader. He has helped us build and nurture many key, long-term client relationships, including Silicon Valley tech firms, Fortune 100 consumer businesses, and health-care companies. He has contributed to more than 50 patents.
Dennis helped to shape IDEO’s approach to teaching design thinking through workshops and is a consulting assistant professor for the Design Division of Stanford University’s Mechanical Engineering School, where he’s contributed to courses on product, engineering, and human factors design, as well as design for sustainability and creativity and innovation.
Scott Schliebner is a clinical strategist with a 25-year background in clinical drug development focused on rare diseases, orphan drugs, and advanced therapeutics. He develops innovative solutions and strategic considerations to help overcome the operational, logistical, and ethical challenges inherent to conducting research with rare disease patients.
Scott’s efforts are focused on patient-centered approaches to drug development; reducing the burden of clinical trial participation; and leveraging novel and disruptive technologies to bring new therapies to patients faster. He holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health (MPH) from the University of Utah School of Medicine, and completed a Graduate Research Fellowship at The National Institutes of Health.
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*SOLUtion Medical is a for-profit Pennsylvania Limited Liability Company. Event sponsorships may qualify as a tax-deductible business expense. Please consult a tax accountant for specific advice on tax deductions.