1st Forum:

Forecasting Healthcare in 2015 & Trans-Cultural Healthcare 

 
December 18, 2014
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Yale Club Manhattan
 
 
Program

 

3:00-3:10 PM     Opening Statement 

DoHyun Cho, PhD

CEO and President, W Medical Strategy Group / Chairman, New York Health Forum

 

3:10-4:10 PM      Session 1 

"Challenges and Opportunities for Pharma, Devices, and Healthcare Providers"

  • Joseph P. McMenamin, MD, JD, Chief Legal Officer, W Medical Strategy Group (Moderator)

  • Tae-wan Kim, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical School

  • Geoffrey Kaiser, JD, Counsel, Rivkin Raddler LLP

  • Bob Lee, MS, Former President, HiOssen America

  • Mark S. Paxton, JD, Executive Vice President, W Medical Strategy Group

 

4:10-5:00 PM     Session 2

"Trans-Cultural Healthcare

  • Joseph P. McMenamin, MD, JD (Moderator)

  • Chul S. Hyun, MD, PhD, President, World Korean Medical Organization

  • Woodson C. Merrell, MD, Executive Director, Center for Health and Healing

 

5:00-5:20 PM    Award Ceremony

“Competitiveness of Chungbuk Province as a Biopharma Hub” 

Larry Slatky (WMSG, W MediTech)

Sangji Lee (WMSG, WKMO)

 

5:20-6:00 PM    Networking Receptions 

Moderator: Joseph P. McMenamin, MD, JD

Chief Legal Officer, W Medical Strategy Group

 

Joseph P. McMenamin is the Chief Legal Officer of W Medical Strategy Group. He has more than 25 years of experience in defending biotech, pharmaceutical, and other healthcare organizations against a variety of allegations in state and federal court.

Tae-wan Kim, PhD

Associate Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical School

 

Tae-wan Kim focuses his research to understand the molecular basis of Alzheimer’s disease using a multidisciplinary approach based on molecular, cellular and chemical biology.

Geoffrey Kaiser, JD

Counsel, Rivkin Raddler LLP

 

Geoffrey Kaiser has extensive experience in the healthcare industry. Previously, He served for nearly 10 years in the Criminal Divisions of the U.S. Attorney’s Office directing numerous white collar investigations and prosecutions, including with respect to health care fraud, bank fraud, and etc.

Bob Lee, MS

Former President, HiOssen America

 

As a former President for HiOssen America, Bob Lee was in charge of all operational matters within a US subsidiary for Korean Medical Device manufacturer/retailer. In the past, Bob Lee worked as International Sales Manager at Precise Dental Products for 13 years.

Mark S. Paxton, JD

Executive Vice President, W Medical Strategy Group

 

Mark S. Paxton is an Executive Vice President for W Medical Strategy Group. He was a Compliance officer of the US Food and Drug Administration and also served as Vice-President at PhRMA.

Chul S. Hyun, MD, PhD

President, World Korean Medical Organization

 

Chul S. Hyun is the Founder and President of World Korean Medical Organization (WKMO), a global network of 140,000 physicians of Korean descent devoted to promoting educational experience and networking among the physicians throughout the world.

Woodson C. Merrell, MD

Executive Director, Center for Health and Healing

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Woodson C. Merrell is the Chairman of the Department of Integrative Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel and the Executive Director of the Center for Health and Healing in New York City. He is overseeing numerous research projects at CHH, including studying of creating an optimal healing environment for many different medical symptoms.