Connecting the right people to each other in Silicon Valley is at the core of Kristi Ebong’s mission to harmonize the tech sector with the health care field.
“Health care isn’t just about doctors,” asserts Ebong, who earned an MPH and MBA in 2011 through JHU’s dual degree program. “It requires people across an extraordinary array of disciplines coming together and understanding each other to really impact lives.”
Post Bloomberg School, Ebong migrated west to settle in California, joining a large contingent of alums from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she had studied as an undergraduate. Tapping into a broad network in the Golden State proved vital as she continued her work as an independent consultant.
Now, clients like Stanford Health Care depend on her to evaluate products worth piloting across the health system: an mHealth app, for instance, that could help prevent patient readmissions.
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