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NextGen Advisory Board

The NextGen Advisory Board board members provide insights into precision health industry research trends and the commercialization of discoveries, in addition to securing new corporate partnerships and financial resources. They also will promote the translation of research and developmental breakthroughs to Missourians and the world.

Mike Brown

Mike Brown
Chairman, CEO & President, Euronet Worldwide

Sobin Chang

Sobin Chang
CEO, Aquavit Pharmaceuticals

Steve Ellebracht

Steve Ellebracht
Partner, Isotherapeutics Group

Jim Fitterling

Jim Fitterling
Chairman & CEO, Dow Chemical

Dick Flanigan

Dick Flanigan
Senior Vice President, Cerner ITWorks

Gary Forsee

Gary Forsee
Retired UM System President & Chairman/CEO, Sprint

Patricia Hall

Patricia Hall
Director, Harry S. Truman Memorial Veteran’s Hospital

Brian Howard

Brian Howard
Retired Plastic Surgeon, Independent Investor and Angel Investor

Michael F. Jones

Michael F. Jones
Private Practice, Vice President, Tri-State Gastroenterology Associates, PSC

Kamala Maddali

Kamala Maddali
President & Founder, Health Collaborations

Jack Nackel

John Nackel
Founder & Partner, Wavemaker Three-Sixty Health

Tom O'Halloran

Tom O'Halloran
Founding Director, Chemistry of Life Processes Institute, Northwestern University

David Pacitti

David Pacitti
President, Siemens Medical Solutions USA

Donn Rubin

Donn Rubin
Founding President & CEO, BioSTL

Bill Vanjonack

Bill Vanjonack
Principal, Pioneer CR, LLC

What is precision health?

Precision health will develop interventions for individuals and populations to improve health outcomes. By using translational science to incorporate individual factors, such as genetics, environment and lifestyle, precision health accelerates the benefits of discovery, from cells to society.

Research & Solutions

“The whole point of it is to help more people faster. At the end of the day, that’s really what makes this whole NextGen Precision Health Initiative just fantastic. It’s what will change the outcome for so many people.”

—Robert McDonald, father of child with Duchenne muscular dystrophy