2011 Conference Schedule

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Registration, Continental Breakfast, Exhibits

8:00 AM – 8:15 AM

Welcome and Introductions

Robin A. Felder, PhD, Conference Chair
G. Terry Sharrer, PhD, Conference Co-Chair

Session I plenary session

8:15 AM – 9:00AM

Moving Networked Remote Wellness Monitoring to the Mainstream
Robert R. Miller

Executive Director, Communications Technology Research Department
AT&T Laboratories

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM

Innovations in Wireless and Mobile Health Technologies: In Search of the Tricorder
Robert Jarrin
, JD
Senior Director, Government Affairs, Qualcomm

9:45 AM – 10:30 AM

Medicine and the Internet, “A Better Way Forward”
Sean T. O’Mara, MD, JD

President and Founder Guardian 24/7 and former White House physician

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Coffee break, Posters, Exhibits

Session II plenary session

11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Pervasive and Passive Wellness Monitoring and Its Impact on Health Costs
Robin A. Felder, PhD
Professor of Pathology, Associate Director Clinical Chemistry
University of Virginia

11:45 AM – 12:30 PM

The C.I.A. of Healthcare’s Future: Educating Tomorrow’s Professionals
Jose Marie Griffiths
, PhD
Vice President for Academic Affairs Bryant University

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Lunch, Posters, Exhibits

Session III plenary session

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Physician-Based Innovation and Commercial Development
Jeffrey N. Hausfeld, MD, MBA

Co-Founding Member and Treasurer, Society of Physician Entrepreneurs

2:30 PM – 2:50 PM

Software Integration of Medical Devices – An Important issue in Modern Health
Dirk Timmermann, PhD,
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Institute of Applied Microelectronics and Computer Engineering, University of Rostock

2:50 PM – 3:10 PM

eHealth on the Way to mHealth – 24-Hour Ambulatory Assessment Under Real-Life Conditions
Annika Rieger
, Research Assistant, PhD Candidate
Institute for Preventive Medicine, University of Rostock

3:10 PM – 3:30 PM

Development of Web-Based Mobile Technology Application for Healthcare Providers in Transplant Care
Haley Hoy, PhD, RN, ACNP

Interim Associate Dean Graduate Studies, University of Alabama in Huntsville


Susan Alexander, DNP, RN, CNS, CRNP, BC-ADM
Clinical Associate Professor
University of Alabama Huntsville, Huntsville, AL, USA

3:30 PM – 3:50 PM

Using Technology to Support Nurse Staffing Decision Making
Karen Frith, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
Associate Professor, University of Alabama Huntsville

Faye Anderson, DNS, RN, NEA-BC
Associate Professor, University of Alabama Huntsville

3:50 PM – 4:00 PM

Closing Remarks
G. Terry Sharrer

Updated 11/29/11 5 AM EST