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Ocean Medicine Foundation
750 Welch Road Suite 104
Palo Alto, CA 94304-1508

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Who We Are

Andrew Newman, M.D., F.C.C.P. is the Chairman and Managing Director of the Ocean Medicine Foundation. Dr. Newman also serves as Chairman Emeritus of Stanford University's Health Information Management Committee, overseeing the application of computers in clinical activity at Stanford Hospital. In his clinical practice in Palo Alto, CA, Dr. Newman specializes in pulmonary diseases, undersea, and sports medicine.

Sunny Chin, M.Sc. is the Director of Pacific Island Health Initiatives with the Ocean Medicine Foundation. He holds a Master of Science in public health from Harvard University, School of Public Health and also is a graduate of UVM with a degree in psychology. His research interests focus on how new innovative technologies can empower medical professionals, enhance patient care, and reduce medical costs.

Annette Adler, M.A., M.B.A., Director of Strategic Initiatives. She holds a Masters in Anthropology (ABD in the PhD program) and a Master in Business Administration from Stanford University. Her research interests include exploring how digital technologies support education and collaboration over long distances and informatics for advanced medical, clinical and biological research applications.

Our Board Members

The Ocean Medicine Foundation has a 10-person board of directors with extensive experience in international health, medical information and education, and infectious diseases. OMF also collaborates with a network of individual consulting physicians at leading medical schools throughout the world, including Yale, Harvard, Stanford, Oxford, Columbia, and the University of Hawaii, as well as ocean scientists from Scripps Institute of Oceanography and the Program for Observation of the Global Ocean.

Andrew Newman, M.D., F.C.C.P.
Chairman and Managing Director, Ocean Medicine Foundation
Adjunct Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care),
Stanford University School of Medicine

Benjamin Berg M.D.
Director of Simulation - Telehealth Research Institute
University of Hawaii, John A Burns School of Medicine

Terrence F. Blaschke, M.D.
Associate Dean for Medical Student Advising
Professor of Medicine and Molecular Pharmacology
Chief, Division of Clinical Pharmacology
Stanford University School of Medicine

Ralph S. Greco MD
Johnson & Johnson Distinguished Professor of Surgery
Stanford University School of Medicine

D'Arcy Myjer, Ph.D.
Healthcare Executive
Former Director, Health Information Management Systems
Stanford Hospital and Clinics

Joshua Newman
Managing Partner, Outlier Capital

Robert Siegel, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford University

Douglas Solomon, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Innovation consultant; IDEO Fellow
Former Chief Technology Officer, IDEO
Former Chief Strategy Officer, Apple Computer and Palm Inc.

Lindsay M. Trust, Esq.
Associate, Osborn Law PC

Jim Uhl, M.B.A.
Former CEO, Informant Communications Group and Capstone Networks, Inc.

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