5G Broadband Beyond Faster Speeds (Ep. 194)
Nokia’s Lauren McCarty joined Joe Miller to discuss the potential for 5G beyond faster speeds on Ep. 194 of the WashingTECH Tech Policy Podcast.
How to Apply Data Science to Healthcare (Ep. 193)
Michael J. Alkire (@AlkirePremier) President of Premier, Inc., is a leading voice among companies that apply data science to healthcare.
Safiya Noble: The Future of Class, Culture, Gender and Race on Digital Media Platforms (Ep. 191)
Safiya Umoja Noble (@safiyanoble) is an Associate Professor at UCLA in the Departments of Information Studies and African American Studies, and a visiting faculty member to the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School of Communication. Previously, she was an Assistant Professor in Department of Media and Cinema Studies and the Institute for Communications Research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Hassan Tetteh: The Power of AI in Medicine (Ep. 141)
How can doctors use artificial intelligence (AI) to improve health outcomes for service members? What can we learn from the use of AI in the context of military medicine that we can apply to civilian healthcare? Dr. Hassan Tetteh joined Joe Miller to discuss the power of AI in Medicine.
Kadija Ferryman: Achieving Fairness in Precision Medicine (Ep. 135)
Dr. Kadija Ferryman (@KadijaFerryman) is a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Data and Society Research Institute in New York. Dr. Ferryman is a cultural anthropologist whose research examines how cultural and moral values are embedded in digital health information, social and biological influences on health, and the ethics of translational and digital health research. She earned a BA in Anthropology from Yale University and a PhD in Anthropology from The New School for Social Research. Before completing her PhD, she was a policy researcher at the Urban Institute where she studied how housing and neighborhoods impact well-being, specifically the effects of public housing redevelopment on children, families, and older adults. She has published research in journals such as Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, European Journal of Human Genetics, and Genetics in Medicine.
Carson Martinez: Health Data Privacy 101 (Ep. 134)
Carson Martinez (@CarsonMart) is the Future of Privacy Forum’s Health Policy Fellow. Carson works on issues surrounding health data, particularly where it is not covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). These non-HIPAA health data issues include consumer-facing genetics companies, wearables, medical “big data”, and medical device surveillance. Carson also assists with the operation of the Genetics Working Group. Carson was previously an Intern at Intel with the Government and Policy Group, working on health, technology, and policy. Before joining Intel, she was an intern for the International Neuroethics Society, and a Research Assistant for both the Data-Pop Alliance and New York University.
Hank Greely: Genetic Testing for Cancer (Ep. 131)
Henry T. Greely (@HankGreelyLSJU) is the Director of the Center for Law and the Biosciences; and Professor (by courtesy) of Genetics at the Stanford School of Medicine. He is also the Chair of Stanford’s Steering Committee of the Center for Biomedical Ethics and the Director of Stanford’s Program in Neuroscience and Society.
Randy Abreu: Tech Policy in the Bronx and Beyond (Ep. 128)
Randy Abreu joined Joe Miller to discuss tech policy’s role in education, broadband access & adoption, and a detour(!) into some New York City history.
Leslie Kantor: Net Neutrality and Sexual Health (Ep. 122)
Leslie Kantor, PhD, MPH (@lesliekantor) is Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s Vice President of Education and a member of the faculty of the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University.
Jason Resendez: How Tech Can Help Latinos with Alzheimer’s (Ep. 110)
Jason Resendez (@jason_r_dc) directs the LatinosAgainstAlzheimer’s Network. LatinosAgainstAlzheimer’s is the nation’s first-ever coalition of Latino organizations focused on raising awareness of Alzheimer’s disease within the Latino community. Previously, Jason served as senior manager of strategic partnerships at the National Council of La Raza (NCLR). NCLR is the nation’s largest Latino advocacy organization. Prior to NCLR, he served as the director of corporate relations and development at LULAC National Educational Service Centers Inc. (LNESC). LULAC is the nation’s oldest Latino civil rights organization. Jason has written about Latino issues for national and regional media outlets. Those outlets include NBC News, Huffington Post, and the El Paso Times. He graduated from Georgetown University with a B.A. in Government.