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Gene-based Testing and Treatment: Applying Genetics and Pharmacogenomics - Is Your Plan Ready for Precision Medicine?

02:27:00

Jun 20, 2019 10:59 AM

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Joe Spinelli
Chief Commercial Officer @Medtek21
Joe Spinelli is the Chief Commercial Officer of MedTek21, based in the greater Philadelphia area. The MedTek21 platform proactively identifies risks and remediates medication issues for entire populations through the targeted and cost-effective utilization of pharmacogenomics. Joe is a graduate of Babson College, and previously spent over a decade as an investor and advisor in the venture capital and private equity industries.
Dave Ratcliffe
Health & Productivity Practice Leader @Buck
Dave Ratcliffe is a Principal in the Washington, DC office of Buck, a global integrated HR and benefits consulting, administration, and technology services firm. Dave has advised several clients on establishing precision medicine strategy, including genetic and pharmacogenetic testing, and incorporating it into their benefit plans. He also has consulted to plan sponsors on how to engage employees and other health plan members to best use these new services. A graduate of University of Virginia, Dave has over 25 years of benefits consulting and is a nationally recognized speaker on leading edge benefits.
Dr. Shanna Ndong, MD
Medical Director @CIGNA
Shanna Ndong is a Cigna medical director and is board certified in medical genetics, internal medicine, and pediatrics. After finishing a combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics residency at the University of Illinois in Chicago, she completed a fellowship in medical genetics at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York where she was nominated as "Best Pediatric Fellow" and was a member of the House Staff Review Council. Prior to joining Cigna, she worked as a clinical geneticist at NorthShore University Medical Center with a special interest in cancer genetics, developmental delay, and connective tissue disorders. She was a clinician educator at the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago and actively participated in medical resident education and recruitment. She has also worked in both primary and urgent care and was a regular contributor of articles on medical topics to her local newspaper ("Athens Now").