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.

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Krzysztof Laudanski

President

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, including ECMO and VAD.

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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Gabriela Sabaté

Vice President

Gabriela Sabaté, MBA, MHCI is an entrepreneur, executive, and investor with a 25-year US and international career in creating and leading new ventures in healthcare, tech and biotechnology.
Currently CEO of Health Semantics, she held executive positions at SoftBank, IBM, and Tiaxa. With a multidisciplinary background in innovation, engineering, healthcare, and translational research, her current focus is on developing technologies and scientific collaborations that can transform care delivery, increase prevention and maximize data assets through AI, telemedicine, and cloud computing.

Gabriela holds degrees from UBA, UF, and the School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Atul Kalanuria

Secretary

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.

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Johnson Khor

Treasurer

Johnson Khor is the Center Coordinator for the Center for the Study & Treatment of Castleman & Inflammatory Lymphadenopathies (CSTL) at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a current Masters of Health Care Innovation Candidate at the Perelman School of Medicine after graduating from UC Berkeley where he studied Microbial Biology and Education. Health Care Innovation is important to Johnson as he works in the rare disease sphere. His goal is to be able to help shape a more equitable and effective health care system for individuals suffering from rare and chronic diseases with the help of the MHCI degree and the SHCI.

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Corey Feldman

Board of Director Member

Corey Feldman, MBA is the VP of Business Development at Emmacare, an interactive platform that empowers care managers to more efficiently and effectively monitor patients who suffer from chronic disease.

Corey served in a special operations unit of the IDF in Israel, and currently holds the rank of Staff Sergeant in the IDF reserves. 

Corey holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania, an MBA from the Quantic School of Business and Technology, and is a candidate for the Master of Health Care Innovation at the School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Dmitriy Petrov

Board of Director Member

Dmitriy Petrov, MD is an Assistant Professor in the department of Neurosurgery at the University of Pennsylvania. His clinical interests are in cranial and skull base surgery. His research program focuses on translation models of neurotrauma and development of novel diagnostic and therapeutic modalities for patients with significant head trauma. Dmitriy is also the founder of the TBI recovery project, a charity organization supporting the traumatic brain injury community. He is committed to pushing healthcare innovation forward, in both surgical technology and healthcare operations to optimize patient outcomes.

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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.