Disruptive Technology Award Organizing Committee

Georganopoulou_2018 Committee Chair Dimitra Georganopoulou, PhD (Chair)
Director of Commercialization, Innovation and New Ventures Office
Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois



Callas_2018 Committee Member Demetra Callas, PhD, MBA
Senior Director, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago



Ladic_2018 Committee Member Lance Ladic, PhD
Director, Strategic Innovation
Siemens Healthineers, Tarrytown, New York



Patel_2018 Committee Member Khushbu Patel, PhD
Assistant Professor in Pathology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas



Ricchiuti_Committee Member Vincent Ricchiuti, PhD
Laboratory Director and Discipline Director in Immunology
LabCorp, Dublin, Ohio

Additionally, special thanks to the following experts for their valuable time and feedback during the execution and planning of this year's Disruptive Technology Award event:

  • Susan Evans, Principal/Founder, BioDecisions Counsulting
  • Barbara Goodman, President & COO, Cures Within Reach
  • Shannon Haymond, Vice Chair for Computational Pathology Director, Mass Spectrometry, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago; Associate Professor of Pathology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Kapila Viges, Senior Associate, Illinois Ventures