Previous mHealth Toolbox speakers include...


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Ting Shih

Before founding ClickMedix, Ting spent three years as a founder of Click Diagnostics, a social enterprise born out of the MIT Media Lab, conducting mobile health projects and pilots in over ten countries in Africa, South Asia, the Middle East, and North America. 

Ting is Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards Laureate of 2012 for North America. She holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and MS in Systems Engineering from MIT, as an MIT Leaders for Global Operations Fellow and Public Service Fellow.  In addition, she holds a BS in Computer Science and MS in Software Design and Management from Carnegie Mellon University.


Satchit Balsari, MD

Dr. Balsari is Chief of the Weill Cornell Global Emergency Medicine Division. He serves on the Vice Provost’s Internationalization Council comprised of senior leaders from each college. He is also faculty at the Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights. Dr. Balsari’s inter-disciplinary interests in mobile technology, data and public health have been informed by his clinical practice in a busy New York ED and his field work in humanitarian emergencies around the world. His research has resulted in innovative applications of mobile, cloud-based technology to address public health challenges in mass gatherings, disasters and humanitarian crises.

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Nicholas Genes, MD, PhD

Nicholas Genes is an associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and the Department of Genetics and Genomics Sciences at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. His specialties include emergency medicine, clinical informatics, medical apps, health IT, digital medicine, EHR implementation and EHR usability. Dr. Genes has also been a contributing editor for Emergency Physicians Monthly and MedGadget. Dr. Genes has spoken to national audiences on the topics of meaningful use of electronic health records, and the changing face of doctors-patient communication in the age of mobile apps and social networks. He also speaks on a variety of academic emergency medicine topics.


Kamal Jethwani, MD

As the Senior Director of Connected Health Innovation at Partners Healthcare, Dr. Jethwani is responsible for leading a multidisciplinary team to identify and solve challenges in health care delivery using innovative technology-based solutions. The core focus of his research is in enabling better care delivery through connected health programs, by enabling better patient engagement, patient-provider communication, and patient satisfaction with care.  Dr. Jethwani has worked extensively with sensor technology, wearables, mobile as well as social media to deliver care to our patients.

Peter Fleischut, MD

Dr. Peter Fleischut is the Chief Innovation Officer for NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYP) and an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology in the Department of Anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC). In addition, Dr. Fleischut serves as the Founding Director of the Center for Perioperative Outcomes (CPO), the Medical Director of the Main Operating Rooms at NYP, and on the executive leadership team of the Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Fleischut, completed his residency training in Anesthesiology at NYP/WCMC. He distinguished himself by becoming one of the founding members of the NYP Housestaff Quality Council© and served as Resident Quality and Patient Safety Officer for NYP.


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Fanie Hattingh, MD

Dr. Hattingh is the Founder and CEO of Health Solutions Africa, whose vision it is to develop a leading digital health ecosystem. HSA invests in, develops & delivers, technology driven health solutions. They also create strategic international partnerships & integrated modular solutions (including I.T. and healthcare infrastructure). Dr. Hattingh is also the co-founder of mySOS SA, the first independent and integrated, geo-location based, emergency app for South Africa. mySOS provides end-users with free access to South African emergency services details, whilst notifying family and friends about your emergency.