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Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

Wednesday at 8 AM Pacific/11 AM Eastern

April 24th 2013:People Who Need People: Caregiving Goes Social and Mobile

Reality check: Health matters. More than your job, social status, money, car, house. But health is elusive. So much so that 65 million U.S. caregivers provide weekly care to the ill, disabled, aged. How can technology help? The experts speak. Robert M. Miller, National Fragile X Foundation: “Technology will never replace the caring spirit, but technology can provide the necessary tools for caring to make a real difference in the lives of those with special needs.” Louise W. Gane, MS, M.I.N.D. Institute: “Love the moment, and the energy of that moment will spread beyond all boundaries.” (Cor

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Robert M. Miller

Robert M. Miller has been the executive director of the National Fragile X Foundation since 1999. He has 40 years of experience as a teacher and administrator in the fields of early intervention, special education, mental health and nonprofit/human service. His work has included programs for children from abuse and neglect backgrounds, as well as work in economically disadvantaged areas of the U.S. Robert was instrumental in the formation of the Fragile X Clinical & Research Consortium, and in the Collaboration to Promote Self-Determination, a national collaboration formed to improve the lives of all adults with intellectual disabilities. In addition to his activities at the national level,
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Louise W. Gane

Louise W. Gane, MS, is a Genetic Associate at the University of California Davis M.I.N.D. Institute, working with the Fragile X Treatment and Research Center under the Directorship of Dr. Randi Hagerman. She has worked with more than 1500 patients with fragile X associated disorders (FXD) over 25 years. She is currently Co-PI on the fragile X Newborn Screening project under the NIH-funded University of Washington Center of Excellence. Louise works on the NIH-funded: Genotype Phenotype studies in Fragile X; DOD-funded study: A Controlled Double-Blind Cross-over Trial of Ganaxolone in Children with Fragile X Syndrome; HRSA-funded: An Open Resource for Autism iPSCs and their Derivatives; and
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Cheryl Pray

Cheryl Pray is the Executive Director of the Els for Autism Foundation. With a master’s degree in Philanthropy, Cheryl’s career spans over 20 years working in the nonprofit world. Prior to joining the Els Foundation last year, she held senior leadership positions in philanthropy at The Nature Conservancy, Johns Hopkins University, and Gallaudet University.
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Faheem Ahmed

Faheem Ahmed is Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at SAP, overseeing the research, design, development, and product management for SAP's consumer healthcare initiatives. He serves as founder and "Entrepreneur-in-Residence" for Care Circles, a wellness platform connecting families with the information and services they need to care for their loved ones. Previously, Faheem was vice president for portfolio marketing, leading the development and rollout of a series of social CRM applications. Before that, he held various management roles in strategic planning, market strategy and solution management for multiple product lines. Faheem began his career in South Africa in 1997, and spent sev
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/coffee-break-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap 18/10/2017 08:00 18/10/2017 09:00 Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/coffee-break-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap Reality check: Health matters. More than your job, social status, money, car, house. But health is elusive. So much so that 65 million U.S. caregivers provide weekly care to the ill, disabled, aged. How can technology help? The experts speak. Robert M. Miller, National Fragile X Foundation: “Technology will never replace the caring spirit, but technology can provide the necessary tools for caring to make a real difference in the lives of those with special needs.” Louise W. Gane, MS, M.I.N.D. Institute: “Love the moment, and the energy of that moment will spread beyond all boundaries.” (Corita Kent) Cheryl Pray, Els for Autism Foundation: “Autism: It’s not game over. It’s GAME ON!” Faheem Ahmed, SAP: “Social networks have already transformed how we find music, discover restaurants, compare prices, and plan vacations. Isn't it about time that we apply this technology to transform how we care for our loved ones?” Join us for People Who Need People: Caregiving Goes Social and Mobile. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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