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Visiting Professor, Surgery - Multi-Organ Transplantation
BioKatarzyna Wac, Associate Professor of Computer Science
Quality of Life technologies lab, Center for Informatics, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Human-Centric Computing Section, Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Research Vision: Leveraging behavioral markers to quantify and improve individuals’ Quality of Life in new ways – drawing on new emerging models from computer science incorporating examination, diagnosis and treatment of daily life as an “organ” – much like a cardiologist examines heart - and the resulting Quality of Life as a "longitudinal vital sign" - routinely reported for patients and non-patients alike.
Clinical Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology - General
BioDr. Wachtel has been practicing general obstetrics and gynecology for 38 years and has personally delivered over 6,000 babies. He continues to have an active practice in general ob/gyn, serving as a Clinical Professor. He is a nationally recognized expert in patient safety, peer review and data driven quality improvement and has served numerous roles in the field and lectured nationally and internationally. Dr. Wachtel is the Assistant Secretary for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and currently serves on the ACOG National Executive Board and Executive Committee. He is the immediate Past Chair for ACOG District IX (the state of California) and also previously served for three years on the ACOG national Executive Board. He also serves on the Executive Committee for the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative and is an Expert Medical Reviewer for the Medical Board of California.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsApplications of big data and machine learning in medicine
Developing mobile health applications
Analyzing streaming health data
Applications of video laryngoscopy in prehospital settings
Internet health search
Associate Professor (Research) of Surgery (Health Services Research Unit)
BioTodd Wagner is an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at Stanford University. He studies health information, efficiency and value, and health care access. He is particularly interested in developing learning health care systems that provide high value care. In addition to his role at Stanford, he Directs the Health Economics Resource Center and is the Associate Director for the Center for Innovation to Implementation, both at the Palo Alto VA. He also co-directs the VA/NCI Big Data Fellowship.