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Board of Directors: Team Members

SHCI Board of Directors

The Board of Directors shapes the vision and implements the objectives and policy of the Society for Healthcare Innovation.
Our team is composed of leaders in their respective fields, committed to the mission of SHCI to advance innovation in healthcare.

Dear Future Member,

With great pleasure, it is our honor to welcome you to the SHCI’s family.  We are a community of healthcare professionals from diverse backgrounds. We are passionate about bringing new value to healthcare and your life.

Membership facilitates exclusive access to the speakers during the event, full recordings of the events, mix and mingle with SHCI members, access to the vast healthcare innovation expertise through members and SHCI network, opportunity to build new ideas, participate in projects development, or to help others in developing theirs. We also serve as the conduit for other opportunities (created by our partners), which are located on our member's only pages for our members' convenience.

Please join us in becoming one of us.

If you are ready to join us, the annual membership fee is $200 and should be paid through the Paypal button below.


Krzysztof Laudanski


Krzysztof “Kris” Laudanski, MD, PhD, MHCI is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the University of Pennsylvania. He is board-certified in both anesthesiology and critical care and he is a Fellow of Critical Care Medicine.

Kris's clinical experience focuses on managing all aspects of intensive care.

As an NIH-funded researcher at PennMedicine, his interests focus on the impact of critical care on the immune system, the epigenetic regulation of the immune system on homeostasis, sepsis, and postoperative recovery and cognitive decline.
Kris holds degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and University of Warsaw.

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Atul Kalanuria


Atul Kalanuria, MD, FACP, MHCI is an internist and a neurologist with specialization in neurocritical care at the University of Pennsylvania. During his 20-year career in medicine, he has worked in diverse clinical settings ranging from rural centers to tertiary care hospitals. As an educator, he has been involved in creating educational materials and curricula for medical trainees. He firmly believes in improving healthcare through optimizing operations and has advised industry players on strategic planning and execution. He believes that US and global healthcare can be transformed through innovation and success can be achieved with cross-industry collaboration.


Cisco Gomez


Dr Gomez received his MD degree from Universidad de Venezuela, he then proceeded to specialize in Neurology at Rutgers and subspecialize in Neurocritical Care at the University of Pennsylvania. He currently serves as Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology and Associate Program Director at the University of Missouri, as well as the AANEM News Science Editorial and Monograph Boards, as well as the SHCI executive board.

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Lucia DiNapoli

Board of Director Member

For the last three years, Lucia DiNapoli has built a portfolio of projects and initiatives that drive excellence at the #1-ranked school of nursing in the world. Lucia is responsible for leading organizational change to accelerate process improvements, develop innovative product and service lines, and cultivate an inclusive culture that nurtures the largest workforce in healthcare – nurses. In 2019, she founded Trajectory Consulting, a firm focused on enhancing organizational. That year, she was also a finalist in the “Your Big Idea” Challenge powered by the Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation for the next meaningful mental health and wellness solutions.

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