About The Summit

The 2021 Federal Wearables Summit is a broad effort supported by several federal agencies and intended to bring the discussion on wearable sensors for monitoring health and health quality closer to all people. The Summit is open to the public and will address issues of interest, such as the perspectives of patients and medical care professionals, data security specialists, the regulatory bodies, and federal agencies.



Wearable Sensors for Monitoring Health and Health Quality.

A message from the DRIVe Director, Dr. Sandeep Patel



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Summit Speakers


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Gary Disbrow

Deputy Assistant Secretary Preparedness and Response
HHS / ASPR
Director
HHS / ASPR / BARDA (Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority)

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Marion Couch

Senior Vice President, Health Care Services;
Chief Medical Officer

Cambia Health Solutions

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Susannah Fox

Health and Information Technology Researcher & Principal
Internet Geologist, LLC

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Jennifer Goldsack

Executive Director
Digital Medicine Society (DiMe)

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Melinda Hamer

Senior Medical Advisor
US Army; HHS / ASPR / BARDA / DRIVe (Division of Research, Innovation, and Ventures)

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Tiffani Bailey Lash

Program Director
NIH / NIBIB

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Dana Lewis

Independent Researcher
#OpenAPS

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Wendy Nilsen

Acting Deputy Division Director
NSF / Computer & Information Science & Engineering Directorate / Information and Intelligent Systems

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Niels Olson

Chief Medical Officer
Defense Innovation Unit

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Bakul Patel

Director
Digital Health Center of Excellence
Digital Health Division
FDA / CDRH (Center for Devices and Radiological Health)

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Sandeep Patel

Director
HHS / ASPR / BARDA / DRIVe (Division of Research Innovation, and Ventures)

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Kimberly Sciaretta

Program Manager
HHS / ASPR / BARDA / DRIVe (Division of Research Innovation, and Ventures)

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Šeila Selimović

Program Manager
HHS / ASPR / BARDA / DRIVe (Division of Research Innovation, and Ventures)

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Andrew Weitz

Program Director
NIH / NIBIB Division of Health Informatics Technologies

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Dana Wolff-Hughes

Program Officer
NIH / NCI / Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Risk Factor Assessment Branch

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Hui-Hsing Wong

Medical Advisor
HHS / ASPR / BARDA / Division of Clinical Development

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Steve Xu

Medical Director
Querrey Simpson Institute for Bioelectronics,
Northwestern University

Assistant Professor
Departments of Dermatology, Biomedical Engineering, and Pediatrics Northwestern University

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Event Schedule

(All times are Eastern Time)


1000 – 1005

Welcome

Gary Disbrow, PhD. Director, HHS / ASPR / BARDA

1005 – 1015

Summit Introduction, Goals, and Objectives

Sandeep Patel, PhD. Director, HHS / ASPR / BARDA / DRIVe

1015 – 1100

Medical Care Provider’s Perspective

Steve Xu, MD MSc FAAD. CEO, Sibel Health / Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Moderator: CAPT Hui-Hsing Wong, MD, JD. Clinical Advisor, HHS/ASPR/BARDA

1100 – 1145

Technology and The Consumer Health Care Experience Panel

Susannah Fox; Principal, Internet Geologist LLC
Dana Lewis; Creator, Do-It-Yourself-Pancreas-System
Moderator: Melinda J. Hamer, MD, MPH, FACEP LTC, MC, US Army. Director, WRAIR / Clinical Trials Center

1145 – 1230

Data Security

Speaker: Jennifer Goldsack, MChem, MA, MBA. Executive Director Digital Medicine Society (DiMe)
Moderator: Niels Olson, Chief Medical Officer, Defense Innovation Unit

1230 – 1300

Break

1300 – 1345

Federally Funded Research & Development Panel

Šeila Selimović, PhD, Program Manager, HHS / ASPR / BARDA / DRIVe
Tiffani Lash, PhD, Health Scientist Administrator, NIH/NIBIB
Dana Wolff-Hughes, PhD, Program Director, NIH/NCI
Moderator: Andrew Weitz, PhD, Program Director, NIH/NIBIB

1345 – 1430

Stakeholder Panel - The Future of Wearables for Health Monitoring

Marion Couch, PhD, MBA, FACS. Senior Vice President / Chief Medical Officer, Cambia
Bakul Patel, MBA. Director, FDA / Digital Center of Excellence
Moderator: Kimberly Sciarretta, PhD. Program Manager, HHS/ASPR/BARDA/DRIVe

1430 – 1515

Wearables and Behavior

Wendy Nilsen, Acting Deputy Division Director, NSF/IIS
Moderator: Dana Wolff-Hughes, PhD. Program Director, NIH/NCI

1515 – 1530

Wrap - Up

Šeila Selimović, PhD, Program Manager, HHS / ASPR / BARDA / DRIVe