I am thrilled to share the news that I am the new Chief Technology Officer at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Grateful for the opportunity to serve under the leadership of Secretary Burwell — truly an extraordinary person. Full post (originally appeared on HHS.gov): When I left the Pew Research Center to advise […]
Archives for May 2015
I adore this slide that Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, captured during a presentation by Helen Bevan. The list was formulated by Lois Kelly and I highly recommend exploring her site: Foghound.com. The word pair that resonates most with me is “alienate vs. attract,” possibly because it reminds me of my grandmother‘s advice: You catch more […]
Quantified Self Public Health is back! 150+ health geeks of many stripes will gather on Thursday, May 14, in San Diego to discuss how access to personal data could benefit individuals and society. It is an invite-only meeting (sorry!) but filled with voracious documentarians like Joyce Lee (read her Storify from last year) and, well, me (read […]
May 10-16, 2015, is Food Allergy Awareness Week. I am grateful to the women (and a few men) who help me care for my son with food allergies. I’ve never met most of them in person, but they are there for me, 24×7, answering questions and sharing resources.