Turner Smith / Health IT Leadership Summit
Dr. Smith has extensive experience in the design, implementation, and training necessary to build successful telemedicine programs. Dr. Smith is passionate about innovative application of Health IT to increase patient engagement and education in healthcare, improve outcomes, reduce costs, and bridge the gap between patients and access to quality care.
He currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Technology Association of Georgia, Health Society and is Chairman for the annual Health IT Leadership Summit in Atlanta. Additionally, Dr. Smith is a member of the Health IT Subcommittee and Public Policy Task Force of the Bioscience Leadership Council at the Metro Atlanta Chamber. He has presented at the American Telemedicine Association Annual Meeting and also serves on a working group for the Georgia Department of Education which is developing the curriculum for the Health Science Cluster to align with Federal Career Clusters and career pathways.
Dr. Smith received his Psy. D. degree from the American School of Professional Psychology/ Virginia Campus, an MA in Clinical Psychology from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology, and his BA from Hampden-Sydney College. Dr. Smith lives in Sandy Springs, Georgia, and he enjoys shooting sporting clays and playing tennis in his free time.
Sanjay Parekh / Startup Riot
Sanjay Parekh is the Founder of Startup Riot, an all-day event which highlights 30 startups through three minute, four slide presentations given by the startups. The startups subsequently answer questions from a judging panel for three minutes. The upcoming event will be March 4, 2015 at Terminal West.