HealthTech Huddle: Social Determinants of Health-What Startups Should Know

In our next HealthTech Huddle on Wednesday, June 24th, at 5 pm we will discuss “What the Startup Community Should Know about Social Determinants of Health.” The purpose of the session would be to educate the startup community about SODH and to identify potential opportunities for entrepreneurs to explore how they might get involved. Joining us will be Dr. Jeffrey Hines, Dr. Andrew Lee, and Shara Wesley of the WellStar Health System diversity and inclusion team.

About Jeffrey F. Hines, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Hines is the Medical Director of Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity, and the Chief of Gynecologic Oncology for the Wellstar Health System. From 2005 – 2020, he is listed as one of Atlanta’s Top Doctors in Atlanta Magazine. Dr. Hines served on the Governor’s Task Force for the Elimination of Cervical Cancer. He is active in medical missions to impoverished locations around the world. Jeff is the past president of the Board of Trustees for Fulton County’s Hammonds House Museum of African American Art, the former vice-chair for The Lovett School Board of Trustees, and a member of Leadership Atlanta Class of 2008.

Andrew H. Lee, PhD

Dr. Andrew Lee is the Chief Diversity and Inclusion officer for WellStar Health System, the largest health system in Georgia with multiple Level 1 Trauma networks, and more than 25,000 employees. Andrew is responsible for the development and execution of the system-wide strategic diversity and inclusion approach. He is a board member for Diversity MBA Magazine, a national leadership publication partnering with diverse managers, executives in leadership, developing professionals, students, and the business community. Andrew earned a doctorate in organizational psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology. He completed two master’s degree programs: University of Southern California Master of Health Administration and University of San Diego Master of Clinical Psychology.

About Shara Senior Wesley, MPH

Distinguished, 18+ year career, reflects continual advancement, depth of valuable and diversified experience, and consistent achievements in driving innovative, cost-effective public health strategies. Effective communicator, negotiator, and decision-maker. Trustworthy and highly respected. Lover of family, friends, NPR, and delicious food.


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