Robert Gabbay and Julia Hu

Robert A. Gabbay, MD, PhD, FACP, is the Chief Scientific and Medical Officer for the American Diabetes Association (ADA), the global authority on diabetes. Dr. Gabbay leads the ADA’s efforts to drive discovery within the world of diabetes research, care and prevention. Previously, Dr. Gabbay served as the Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President at Joslin Diabetes Center, and Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School. At Joslin, he oversaw the clinical care for over 25,000 patients, as well as the education and care programs Joslin delivers nationally and internationally. His research focused on innovative models of diabetes care to improve to enhance diabetes outcomes and improve the lives of people with diabetes. Dr. Gabbay completed his B.Sc. Degree at McGill University, his PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin, and his medical degree from the State University of New York at Brooklyn School of Medicine.

Julia Hu founded Lark Health to make healthcare more personal and compassionate through AI. Having managed her own chronic disease her whole life, Julia felt the incredible benefits of 24/7 compassionate care. With health experts and coaches from Stanford, Harvard and artificial intelligence technologists, they developed Lark – a 24/7 personal AI health coach that texts with people to help them manage and prevent chronic disease – anytime, anywhere. A serial entrepreneur, Julia was named in “2015’s Top 10 Women in Tech to Watch” and “30 Under 30” by Inc. Magazine, and "17 Female Healthcare CEOs to Know", Becker's Hospital Review. Previously, Julia ran global startup incubator Clean Tech Open, her own green buildings startup, and was an EIR at Stanford’s StartX. She received her Master’s and Bachelor's degrees from Stanford. Julia is a faculty member at Singularity University, and on the board of the Council of Diabetes Prevention.

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