Young Jewish Professionals (YJP) Hosted CEO Healthcare Symposium in New York City

YJP hosted a two-day conference gathering leaders in medicine, pharmaceuticals, and biotech, analyzing current trends and the future of healthcare

NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Young Jewish Professionals (YJP) hosted one of the largest gatherings of C-level executives in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries during its 2018 CEO Healthcare Symposium. The two-day conference was held on February 12-13, 2018 and took place in Manhattan.  

The 2018 CEO Healthcare Symposium brought together leaders in the healthcare industry from the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, insurance, hospital, and post-acute care sectors to discuss current medical trends and the future of healthcare.

"Our YJP CEO Healthcare Symposium convened a group of industry-leading executives, clinicians, entrepreneurs, and investors to explore solutions to the most pressing problems in today's healthcare marketplace such as reducing the time and cost of drug development, the social determinants of health and under-served populations, and achieving the triple aim of care, health, and cost—while celebrating the advancements currently being made and encouraging the healthcare leaders of tomorrow," said Gabrielle Petrosino, Development Director - Healthcare Division for YJP. "This symposium provided a unique opportunity to candidly share knowledge and engage in innovative problem-solving that we hope will stimulate positive change within the healthcare industry."

More information about the 2018 CEO Healthcare Symposium can be found here.

Speakers at the YJP 2018 CEO Healthcare Symposium included:

  • Andrew Olanow, Co-Founder of Priority Private Care
  • Andrew Ritter, Co-Founder & President of Ritter Pharmaceuticals
  • Anish Bhatnagar, CEO of Soleno Therapeutics
  • Anthony Spero, President of Ascend Health
  • August J. Moretti, CFO of Depomed, Inc
  • Barbara Walczyk Joers, CEO & President of Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare
  • Bonnie Anderson, CEO & Chairman of the Board at Veracyte
  • Carl Spana, President & CEO of Palatin
  • Charles P. Theuer, Director, President, & CEO of TRACO Pharmaceuticals
  • Christian Seale, Founder & General Partner of Startup Boot Camp
  • Chris Xu, Chairman & CEO of Cesca Therapeutics
  • Cindy Bo, Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer at Nemours
  • Claus Bo Svendsen, CEO of Forward Pharma
  • Daniel Blum, President of Phelps Hospital Northwell Health
  • Daniel Greenleaf, President & CEO of BioScrip
  • Daniel Murray, CEO of Transformant Healthcare Solutions
  • Daniel Teper, CEO of Cytovia, Inc.
  • David Mack, Co-Founder, President, & CEO of PMV Pharma
  • Doug Fambrough, CEO of Dicerna Pharmaceuticals
  • Dunston Almeida, EVP, Strategy & Business Development at EviCore Healthcare
  • Eddie Moradian, CEO of MD Biosciences
  • Fatima Paruk, CMO of Allscripts Analytics
  • Fred Parietti, Co-Founder & CEO of Multiple Labs
  • Garry Pezzano, Senior VP of Clinical Practice at Genesis Rehab Services
  • Gary M. Cohen, Executive VP of Becton, Dickinson, & Co.
  • Geert Cauwenbergh, President & CEO of RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • Gregory Solometo, CEO & Chief Caregiver of Alliance Homecare
  • Harel Gadot, CEO, President, & Chairman or Microbat Medical Inc.
  • Harry Leider, Chief Medical Officer of Walgreens
  • Ilan Danieli, CEO of Precipio
  • Imran Andrabi, President & CEO of ThedaCare
  • Jacob Chacko, CFO of Ignyta, Inc.
  • Jaime Wesolowski, President & CEO of Methodist Healthcare System of San Antonio
  • James Dentzer, CEO & Chief Administrative Officer of Curis
  • Jan M. Lundberg, EVP, Science &Technology, President, Lilly Research Laboratories at Eli Lilly
  • Jason Michael O’Rourke, CEO & Founder of Quotient Health
  • Jay Campbell, VP, Business Development & Investor Relations at Immutep Limited
  • Jeff Abbey, CEO of Argos Therapeutics
  • Jeffrey Wolf, Founder & CEO of Heat Biologecs
  • Jim Shmerling, President & CEO of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
  • Jose Baselga, CMO of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Kenneth Garay, Chief Medical Officer / Senior VP at Jersey City Medical Center – RWJ Barnabas Health
  • Kevin Churchwell, EVP Health Affairs / COO at Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Kurt Newman, President & CEO of Children’s National
  • Lan Huang, Co-Founder, Chairman, & CEO of BeyondSpring Pharma
  • Larry Kaiser, President & CEO of Temple University Health System
  • Laura Lande-Diner, Senior Associate at Flagship Pioneering
  • Leila Pirhaji, Founder & CEO or ReviveMed
  • Lester Schindel, EVP & Chief of Provider Services at Visiting Nurse Service of NY
  • Lishan Aklog, Chairman & CEO of PAVmed
  • Lois Cormack, President & CEO of Sienna Senior Living
  • Mark Wagar, President of Heritage Medical Systems
  • Martha Schram, President of Aegis Therapies
  • Matthew Zachary, Founder & CEO of Stupid Cancer
  • Matt Murphy, President & CEO of Griswold Home Care
  • Matt Plaud, CEO of SOTIO, LLC
  • Michael Castagna, CEO of MannKind Corporation
  • Nadav Kidron, CEO & President of Oramed Pharmaceuticals
  • Niels Riedemann, Co-Founder & CEO of inflaRx
  • Orsula Knowlton, President, Tabula Rasa HealthCare, Inc.
  • Pauline Corso, Operational VP & COO of Nemours
  • Preston Brice, Managing Director at MBF Healthcare Partners
  • Ram Mukunda, CEO of IGC
  • Randy Oostra, President & CEO of ProMedica Health System
  • Richard Daly, Chairman & CEO of Neuralstem
  • Richard Peters, President & CEO of Merrimack
  • Rick Mangat, CEO & President of NOVADAQ Technologies
  • Risa Stack, General Manager, New Business Creations at GE Ventures
  • Robert Blum, President & CEO of Cytokinetics
  • Robert E. Ward, Chairman & CEO of Eloxx Pharmaceuticals
  • Robert L. Gershon, Former CEO & Director of Bovie Medical Corporation
  • Rodney Reider, CEO of Saint Alphonsus Health System
  • Roelof Rongen, Co-Founder & CEO of Matinas Biopharma
  • Sabrina Martucci Johnson, Founder & CEO of DARÉ Bioscience
  • Sam Srivastava, CEO of Magellan Healthcare
  • Shantanu Gaur, Co-Founder & CEO of Allurion Technologies
  • Steve Allen, CEO of Nationwide Children’s
  • Steven A. Kriegsman, Chairman & CEO of CytRx
  • Steven Krein, Co-Founder of Startup Health
  • Steven Stein, CMO of Incyte
  • Stuart Rose, CEO of Paizabio
  • Szilard Voros, Founder & CEO of Global Genomics Group
  • Wa’El Hashad, President & CEO of Avanir Pharmaceuticals
  • Wolfgang Söhngen, Founder & CEO of PAION AG
  • Zack Irani-Cohen, Chairman & CEO of Biomerica

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Contact: Gabrielle Petrosino
Development Director - Healthcare Division
Young Jewish Professionals