Vice President of Google Health, Dr. David Feinberg, talks with StartUp Health Chief Medial Officer, Howard Krein, MD, PhD, on the main stage of the StartUP Health Festival in San Francisco. January 14, 2020.
Dr. David Feinberg has spent his entire career caring for people’s health and wellbeing. And after years in the healthcare system, he now leads Google Health, which brings together groups from across Google and Alphabet that are using AI, product expertise and hardware to take on big healthcare challenges. (https://www.blog.google/technology/he…)
Dr. Howard Krein is the Chief Medical Officer of StartUp Health, which was founded in 2011 to invest in a global army of entrepreneurs, called Health Transformers, committed to achieving health moonshots.
Dr. Krein is also an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University and a founding partner and co-director of Jefferson’s Facial Aesthetic and Reconstructive Center. Additionally, he is the Senior Director of Health Policy & Innovation at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center. From 2017 to 2019, Dr. Krein served on the Biden Cancer Initiative’s Board of Directors.
Dr. Krein is part of an exclusive group of physicians with two doctorates, receiving his MD from Thomas Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and a PhD in Cell and Developmental Biology from UMDNJ/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Krein completed internships in both Emergency Medicine and General Surgery, a residency in Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia and a Fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Medical College of Virginia in Richmond Virginia. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Biology and a Master’s degree in Neuroscience from Rutgers University. Dr. Krein lives in Philadelphia, PA.
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