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Sunday, July 1 • 10:30am - 11:40am
Will Technology Make Us Healthier?
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Nicholas A. Christakis

Nicholas A. Christakis is a professor and director of the Human Nature Lab at Harvard University. He conducts research at the intersection of the natural and social sciences, in the field of biosocial science. Christakis’s work examines the emergence of cooperation and innovation in human social networks, the genetic determinants of network structure, and the evolutionary biology of networks. This year, in Nature, his lab reported the... Read More →
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Andrew McAfee

Andrew McAfee is a principal research scientist at the Center of Digital Business at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He studies the ways that information technology (IT) affects business. His research investigates how IT changes the way companies perform, organize themselves, and compete. At a higher level, McAfee’s work also investigates how computerization affects competition itself—the struggle among rivals for dominance and... Read More →
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Eric Topol

Eric Topol has been director and chief academic officer of Scripps Translational Science Institute and Scripps Health since 2006. In addition to his continued role as a cardiologist, Topol is a pioneer of genomic and wireless digital innovative technologies. Before his post at Scripps, Topol led the Cleveland Clinic to become the nation’s top heart-care center. During his time at Cleveland Clinic, he started a new medical school, led... Read More →

Sunday July 1, 2012 10:30am - 11:40am
Koch Building, Booz Allen Hamilton Room