Health Equity

July 27 @ 11am – 2pm ET

Join industry experts for engaging conversations on the latest in digital health.

Join us for our monthly Symposium. Hear from experts in the field about the latest in digital health tech innovation, and how it is leveling the playing field of health equity around the globe.

HITLAB presents an assortment of digital health experts from a range of industries and backgrounds!

You will be treated to a rapid fire of panel discussions, interviews, and keynote speakers from leaders and innovators in the digital health space, which will leave you armed with insights and learnings from the frontlines of health and human rights.

This three-hour digital health conference is perfect for anyone interested in healthtech startups, pharmaceuticals, medical and humanitarian development, health equity, public health, or students from sustainable development, medical fields, or tech/engineering backgrounds.

Attendees will also have opportunities to network and interact with dozens of professionals from across the healthcare ecosystem during the event and in supplemental breakout rooms following the symposium! All registrants will be given the zoom link to log in to the post symposium meeting via email and the link will be made available to attendees throughout the event.



Head of North America Regulatory

VP, Network Strategy & Operations

Head, Global Medical Analytics & Real World Evidence

MedTech & Pharma Management Consulting, Operational Transformation, Solution Development,


Manager, Digital Health Partnerships

Medical Officer

Founder & CEO

Interim Head of Consumer Digital Innovations

Engineering Operations Manager, Consumer Digital Innovations

Director, SaMD & Medical Devices

Co-Founder & CEO

Vice President, Patient Engagement

Cardiologist / Pediatrician

CEO & Founder

Director of Workforce Development (North America)

Founding Partner




Stan Kachnowski, Director, Digital Education, Columbia Business School

Supporting Continued and Equitable Growth of the New York City Life Sciences Ecosystem

Kyle Kaniecki,VP of Life Sciences and Healthcare at NYC EDC

How MiiCare Advocates for Equitable Outcomes

Bill Taranto, President, Merck Global Health Fund
John Wall, Co-Founder, Miicare

Digital Health on the Front Lines: How Can We Increase Health Equity?

Dr. Mohammed Baby, Medical Officer, United Nations

Expanding Access to Clinical Research to communities

Alicia C. Staley, Vice President, Patient Engagement, Medidata

How Samsung Uses Tech to Enable more Equitable Outcomes

Jennifer Celio Li, Manager, Digital Health Partnerships, Samsung

Empowering Women by Creating a More Equitable Space

Roshane Sasson, Founder & CEO, BirthVue

Digital Health Focus: We Need Diversity in the Workplace

Zina Manji, Head of North America Regulatory Affairs, Ellume
Geoffrey Roche, Director of Workforce Development (North America), Siemens Healthineers

The Health Equity Market Across the World

Emilian Popa, CEO & Founder, IIara Health

Mayo clinic proceedings: Current & Potential Applications of Ambience Artificial Intelligence

Jai Nahar, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, George Washington School of Medicine / Children’s National Hospital

Achieving Health Equity in the Context of Medtech & Pharmaceuticals

Emma Mediavilla, MedTech & Pharma Management Consulting, Operational Transformation, Solution Development, Novartis

Health Equities Importance to Real-World Data

Kelly Zou, Head, Global Medical Analytics and Real World Evidence, Viatris

The Importance of Implementing Health Equity

Cesar Herrera, CEO & Co-Founder, Yuvo Health
Olivier Rabenschlag, Founding Partner, Chapter 3 Capital

Health Equity from a Medical Device Lense

Alie Jahangir, Director, SaMD & Medical Device LCM, Global Technology & Engineering (GTN)
Pfizer Global Supply (PGS)

Equity Implications of Clinical Decision Support

Rachel Tornheim, Interim Head of Consumer Digital Innovations, Mount Sinai Health Systems
Gary Gravesandy, Engineering Operations Manager, Consumer Digital, at Mount Sinai Health Systems

Health Equity from a Medical Device Lense

Stan Kachnowski, Director, Digital Education, Columbia Business School