Speakers

As COO, Sarah is Rock Health’s operational lead. She oversees daily business operations and directs the Rock Health incubator. She is currently on the ground in Boston running the incubator program at Harvard Medical School. At the end of the summer, she will return to Rock Health's San Francisco headquarters to direct the 5-month incubator out west starting this fall. Sarah previously worked at Sutter Health managing hospital quality and safety initiatives, and she was also the second employee at a VC-backed medical technology start up in Palo Alto. Sarah earned her B.A. from Stanford University in Anthropological Science and an MPH in Health Policy and Management from Columbia University.

During her 22 year career in communications, Stephanie Scott has focused on delivering programs that improve health education and drive better awareness and understanding of wellness and disease prevention. Stephanie has worked within the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies for the past 10 years and joined Ortho Clinical Diagnostics earlier this year. Her responsibilities include leading the company’s vision to enable people to “Be Healthier, Feel Better and Live Longer” through programs that help patients, as well as company employees, improve their wellbeing through a better understand their own health information. Stephanie is a graduate of Temple University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism.

Janelle Gunn, MPH, RD, is a registered dietitian and the Acting Policy Team Lead in the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Janelle also coordinates CDC’s sodium reduction initiative, which includes managing activities with other federal agencies and national partners, providing guidance and assistance to grantees, and implementing a congressional mandate to work with food manufacturers and chain restaurants to lower sodium in the food supply and submit an annual progress report to Congress.

Janelle joined CDC in 2003 in the Public Health Prevention Service. She received a bachelor’s degree in nutrition and a master’s degree in public health with a focus on nutrition, both from the University of Minnesota.

Carol Greenburg, executive director of New York Special Needs Consulting (www.nyspecialneedsconsulting.com) is a special education consultant professional non-attorney advocate in private practice serving the five boroughs of NYC and beyond. An editor of and contributor to the highly acclaimed book and blog project Thinking Person's Guide to Autism, (http://www.thinkingautismguide.com/) her unique perspective as an adult with Aspergers Syndrome and as the mother of a severely language-delayed  autistic child, informs all of her work. In September 2010, she was appointed the East Coast Regional Director of Autism Women's Network (www.autismwomensnetwork.com). Her Twitter handle is @Aspieadvocate.

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