The Hill Expert-in-Residence Programme 2017

As part of the parent programme being run by the Medical Sciences Division, funded by the MRC Proximity to Discovery award to the University of Oxford, TheHill team are delighted to announce that we will be running a five-month long “Digital Health Experts in Residence” programme, with five fantastic industry experts ‘in residence’ for one day per month, with a half-day of 1-on-1 sessions, followed by a public evening seminar, each on the final Thursday of the month from April through to August.

This programme gives the community access to world-leading expertise and advice. Clinicians, engineers, entrepreneurs, researchers, students and others can arrange meetings with our experts to discuss their ideas and projects with no strings attached. We expect that this advice and support will help scientists develop the translational strategy for their projects/technologies. We will also be running evening seminars on these evenings, on topics to raise the level of awareness and understanding of realities of technological development and commercialisation.

Digital health experts will be at the John Radcliffe Hospital on Thursday 22 June to give world-leading expertise on digital health ideas or projects you may be working on.

The following experts will be at the John Radcliffe Hospital for one-to-one sessions from 14:00 to 17:00.

Stefania Marcoli leads teams in healthcare projects at the world famous frog Design in Milan, Italy. Stefania was involved in designing early Apple products.

Dr Neil Bacon is a former nephrologist with a clinical and academic career spanning 18 years. In 1998 he founded the multi-award winning and has also launched

Dr Alex Pasteur is a partner in F-Prime Capital, a global venture capital firm investing in healthcare and technology, with over $2 trillion in assets under management.

David Cole has worked at IBM for over 18 years and now works within IBM’s artificial intelligence arm, Watson. Outside of IBM, David runs Thinking of Oscar, a charity which supports children and their families whilst in hospital care by funding projects and innovation beyond what is supplied by the NHS.

Adam Drury is a Director at GE Healthcare Finnamore, with particular expertise in working within the NHS system, health informatics, management consultancy and whole system change.

This will be the third of five Digital Health Experts-in-Residence events, a parent programme being run by the Medical Sciences Division at the University of Oxford and The Hill, Oxford’s healthcare ideas and innovation lab situated at the heart of Oxford’s medical, academic, digital and entrepreneurial communities, catalysing a generation of globally impactful healthcare innovation. It is open to patients, carers, nurses, doctors, healthcare professionals, designers, developers, researchers, business leaders and investors.

There are a limited number of slots, so please register to avoid disappointment.

Please register to book a slot with an Expert using this Eventbrite page and email

More information on our Experts-in-Residence can be found on The Hill website –

WHEN – Thursday, 22nd June 2017 from 14:00 to 17:00

WHERETBC – Registered attendees will be kept updated once venue has been confirmed.

Sorry, there are currently no talks scheduled in this series.

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