Joel Selanikio

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Joel Selanikio
Joel Selanikio at TEDxAustin in 2013 (cropped).jpg
Joel Selanikio at TEDxAustin in 2013
ResidenceWashington DC
CitizenshipAmerican
Alma mater
AwardsLemelson–MIT Prize
Scientific career
FieldsPhysician
InstitutionsMagpi

Joel Selanikio is an American physician. He is an attending pediatrician and assistant professor of pediatrics at Georgetown University Hospital[1]

Education[edit]

Selanikio graduated from Haverford College, Philadelphia, in 1986, and then worked for Chase Manhattan as a systems analyst. He completed a degree in medicine at Brown University and did his residency in Atlanta, Georgia.[2]

Career[edit]

Selanikio worked for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. He left his job there to start DataDyne.org, a company that made open-source software for collecting data on public health.[3][4]

After the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami, Selanikio worked with the International Rescue Committee in Aceh, Indonesia.[2] In 2014–2015, during the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone, he worked with the International Medical Corps in Lunsar.[5]

Presentations[edit]

  • TED (2013)[6]
  • Ivey Global Health Conference (2013)[7]
  • Royal Society of Medicine Lecture (2011)[8]
  • World Economic Forum “Tech for Society” Panel, Davos (2010)[9]
  • Lemelson-MIT Innovation Prize Lecture (2009)[10]

Recognition[edit]

  • ComputerWorld 21st Century Achievement Award (2012)[11]
  • Fast Company Magazine Social Enterprise of the Year (2009)[12]
  • Wall Street Journal Award for Technological Innovation in Healthcare (2009)[13]
  • Lemelson-MIT Prize $100,000 Award for Sustainable Innovation (2009)[4]
  • Tech Museum Award for Health (2008)[14]
  • Stockholm Challenge (2008)[15]
  • Haverford College Award (2005)[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dr. Joel David Selanikio, MD". MedStar Health.
  2. ^ a b "Memo to Tsunami Officials: Get Organized". washingtonpost.com. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Brown Medicine Magazine - A magazine for alumni & friends of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University". brownmedicinemagazine.org.
  4. ^ a b "Innovator Selanikio Wins $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Sustainability". MIT.edu. Retrieved 8 March 2017.
  5. ^ https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2015/01/11/376362000/death-becomes-disturbingly-routine-the-diary-of-an-ebola-doctor. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ "TED Talks".
  7. ^ "Ivey Global Health Conference".
  8. ^ "Royal Society of Medicine Lecture".
  9. ^ "Tech for Society Panel, Davos".
  10. ^ "Lemelson-MIT Innovation Prize Lecture". MIT.
  11. ^ "Harnessing the computing power of low-cost mobile phones". ComputerWorld.com.au. Retrieved 8 March 2017.
  12. ^ "The 10 Best Social Enterprises of 2009 - Fast Company - The Future Of Business". FastCompany.com. 1 December 2008. Retrieved 8 March 2017.
  13. ^ Plank, Willa (27 September 2010). "They Won. And Then What?". Retrieved 8 March 2017 – via www.wsj.com.
  14. ^ "Past Laureates". TheTech.org. 1 September 2015. Retrieved 8 March 2017.
  15. ^ "The winners in the Stockholm Challenge Award 2008". Telecentre.org. Retrieved 8 March 2017.
  16. ^ "Doctor and aid worker receives alumni association's 2005 Haverford Award". haverford.edu.