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Having travel issues? Follow these mhealth summit speakers on Twitter

The snow and ice have been causing travel misery for folks trying to make their way to the Gaylord Conference Center in National Harbor, Md., for the #mHealth13 conference. If you’ve been waylaid yourself, or just can’t get to the conference this year, here are some entrepreneurs and mhealth industry insiders speaking at the event […]

The snow and ice have been causing travel misery for folks trying to make their way to the Gaylord Conference Center in National Harbor, Md., for the #mHealth13 conference. If you’ve been waylaid yourself, or just can’t get to the conference this year, here are some entrepreneurs and mhealth industry insiders speaking at the event to follow on Twitter.

Jack Andraka (@jackandraka) is a scientist who devised a test for pancreatic, ovarian and lung  cancer at age 15 and has since become an advocate for open access to scientific research. He also just made Time magazine’s 30 world changers under 30.

Stuart Blitz (@StuartBlitz) is the executive director of AgaMatrix , which developed the  first medical device hardware supported by an iPhone. To date, it has 15 FDA-cleared products.

James Bon Tempo (@jamesbt) is the director of information and communication technology and Innovation at Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication Programs.

Jeffrey Borenstein (@jeffreybo) is the chief marketing officer at MedStartr, a crowdfunding website for healthcare companies.

Alexander Börve (@myDoc24) is the founder and CEO of Stockholm-based  iDoc24, a platform that helps users to send images of skin problems to dermatologists and get some diagnosis suggestions a few hours later. To date, the service is only approved for the EU and isn’t intended to be a substitute for a doctor visit.

M Jason Brooke (@MJasonBrooke)  is the CEO and General Counsel for Vasoptic Medical, an early-stage medical device company developing a mobile health solution for early detection of diabetic retinopathy.

Tim Davis (@exco_ceo) is the CEO of patient engagement platform Exco in Touch for providers and clinical research.

Nirav Desali (@handsontel) is the CEO of consultancy Hands on Telehealth.

David Doherty is a blogger for (@mHealth Insight) and founder of 3G Doctor, a telemedicine service in the UK.

Joe Donlan (@JoeDonalan) is the president and co-founder of ConnectedHealth, a private health insurance exchange.

 Tom Doub (@tomdoub) is the CEO of Cornerstone Research, a behavioral health nonprofit that’s developing behavioral health analytics tools through Enlighten Analyics.

Bob Egan (@bobegan) is the CEO of the Seraphim Group, a mobile industry research and enterprise consulting firm.

Jon Fox (@jonfoxmd) is the founder and CEO of Health App Connect, a messaging system between users and their care teams.

Stephen Johnston (@sbdj) is Aging 2.0 founder, a network of startups using technology and design to help seniors.

Peter Levin (@plevin) is co-founder of Amita Technology. Until March 2013, he worked in the Department of Veterans Affairs, where he was senior adviser to the Secretary and Chief Technology Officer and led the health record modernization initiative.  He co-created and led the interagency development of the Blue Button personal health record.

Deb Levine (@DebYTH) is the founder of YTH, Youth Technology and Health. Among the projects the nonprofit organization supports are a mobile text messaging service to provide access to low-cost healthcare for Spanish-speaking women in Fresno County, Calif., domestic violence services.

Lisa Suennen (@Venture Valkarie) is a co-founder and managing member of Psilos and pens the blog Venture Valkarie.

Mary Anne Sterling (@SterlingHIT ) is the co-founder of Connected Health Resources, a health information tool to improve health literacy.

Dan Young (@Danyoungdxy) is the founder of mobile health technology consultancy DXY Technology.

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