Theodora Ross, M.D., Professor of Internal Medicine, Director of the Cancer Genetics Program, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; Author, A Cancer in the Family: Take Control of Your Genetic InheritanceRead more »
Elizabeth McGlynn, Ph.D., Director, Center for Effectiveness and Safety Research, Kaiser Permanente Urmimala Sarkar, M.D., MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, UCSF Kathryn McDonald, M.M., Executive Director, Center for Health Policy and the Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University George Lundberg, M.D., Professor, Pathology, Health Research Policy, Stanford University; Editor-at-Large, Medscape; Founder, The Lundberg Institute – Moderator Read more »
Brandon Miller, CEO, Brio Financial Group Judy Appel, Executive Director, Our Family Coalition Dr. Isabelle Ryan, Pacific Fertility Center Deborah Wald, Family attorney, The Wald Law Group Michelle Meow, Board President, SF Pride; Host of "The Michelle Meow Show" (KOFY TV, Progressive Voices Network)—Moderator Read more »
Chronic medical disease management now accounts for more than 80 percent of the nation’s spending on medical care and is substantially increasing as the number of people with chronic disease rises. Roizen argues that these chronic disease costs are increasing income inequality and decreasing the standard of living. Yet, he says, some of these diseases may be largely lifestyle-preventable. Read more »
Alan Wu, Ph.D., Director, Clinical Chemistry, Toxicology and Pharmacogenomics Laboratories, San Francisco General Hospital; Professor, Laboratory Medicine, UCSF; Author, Toxicology! Because What You Don't Know Can Kill You and The Hidden Assassin: When Clinical Lab Tests Go AwryRead more »
This regular discussion group will be exploring new and emerging solutions to the challenges of growing older. Not only will we be uncovering interesting new products at the intersection of aging and technology, we will also be conducting a series of ongoing deep dive discussions into topics like brain health, apps for seniors, hearing and wearables for seniors. The results of our discussions will be shared with a larger community of older adults interested in improving their quality of life through our partner in this initiative, Tech-enhanced Life, PBC.