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SELECTBIO Conferences Point-of-Care Diagnostics World Congress

Point-of-Care Diagnostics World Congress Keynote Speakers

Yolanda Cillo
Medical Director, Abbott Diagnostics

Dr. Cillo is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland Ohio with majors in Biology and English and completed medical school at New Jersey Medical School in Newark, New Jersey where she also completed her residency in Orthopaedic Surgery. She practiced Orthopaedic Surgery for 10 years and maintains board certification in Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Cillo completed a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) at the University of Redlands while in practice. After building a successful consulting business within the orthopaedic industry, she worked for Medtronic Spinal and Biologics with recombinant proteins for bone healing, allograft bone grafts and implantable devices for spinal surgery. She joined Abbott in September 2007 as Medical Director for Abbott Point of Care (APOC), and currently is Medical Director, Abbott Diagnostics Division (ADD) supporting APOC, ADD and Abbott Molecular.

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Anne Grobler
Professor, North-West University

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Michelle Khine
Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Henry Samueli School of Engineering, University of California-Irvine

Michelle Khine is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at UC Irvine. She was an Assistant & Founding Professor at UC Merced (‘06-’09). Michelle received her BS and MS from UC Berkeley in Mechanical Engineering (’99 and ’01, respectively) and her PhD in Bioengineering (’05) from UC Berkeley and UCSF. She was the Scientific Founder of Fluxion Biosciences, Shrink Nanotechnologies and Novoheart. Michelle was the recipient of the MIT Technology Review TR35 Award (top 35 innovators under 35), named one of Forbes ’10 Revolutionaries’, and by Fast Company Magazine as one of the '100 Most Creative People in Business'. She was awarded the NIH New Innovator's Award, was named a finalist in the World Technology Awards for Materials, and was named by Marie-Claire magazine as 'Women on Top: Top Scientist'. She was just named as ‘Trailblazer’ by Diverse Issues in Higher Education. Michelle is currently working on a novel 'co-op' with her students, 'A Hundred Tiny Hands', which was recently funded through UC Irvine's first Kickstarter campaign, to enable children of any age to become real inventors by ‘playing science’.

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Alan Wright
Chief Medical Officer, Roche Diagnostics Corporation

Dr. Wright is the Chief Medical Officer at Roche Diagnostics Corporation in Indianapolis, Indiana. Prior to joining Roche, Dr. Wright served as Senior Vice President of Health Improvement Strategies for Miraca Life Sciences. He was the Vice President for Product Strategy and Business Development for Resolution Health, a privately held analytics and intervention company serving the managed care market place. Until 2005, Dr. Wright was chairman and CEO of Star Pharmaceuticals, a generic pharmaceutical company he founded in 2002, serving the needs of the urological community. Previously, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Science Officer of Caremark . Dr. Wright also served as Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for AdvancePCS. Dr. Wright graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University. He received his medical doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania and completed his residency in internal medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia. While at Temple he served as Chief Medical Resident from 1985 to 1986 and completed his Masters of Public Health degree at Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health. Dr. Wright is a member of several journal editorial boards. He is a member of the American Medical Association and American College of Physicians. He is also certified as a diplomat to the American Board of Internal Medicine and the National Board of Medical Examiners.

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