Welcome To Choices & Patterns Inc

Choices & Patterns - Co-Founders

Stephen C Duck, MD Pediatric Endocrinologist Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder

  • Emeritus, Head of Pediatric Endocrinology, NorthShore University Health System, Evanston, IL [Retired]
  • Sr. Clinician Educator, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago
  • Pediatric Diabetes Management Program —Annual Recognition Awards, American Diabetes Assn.
  • Focus: Pattern Recognition and Management as the path to improved outcomes, patient empowerment Clinical and Research Interest: Prevention and Treatment of Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Nelson Hazeltine, MSIE, MBA Chief Executive Officer/Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder

  • Developed numerous ground-breaking, award-winning Web-based healthcare technology businesses
  • Headed software development centers in the U.S., UK and France for major computer companies
  • Instrumental in standardizing an object-oriented distributing computing framework, Object Mgmt Grp
  • Focus: Apply latest proven digital health technologies to diabetes management

Gerene Schmidt, MA, BSPHN, RN President/Secretary and Co-Founder

  • >35 years clinical/research experience spanning pediatrics to Pancreas/Kidney Transplant Program Mgmt, University of Minnesota. Daughter dx'd with type 1 at age 10.
  • Hospital Information Systems: Principal Systems Analyst, Dir. Knowledge Engineering, Control Data Corp., 3M, Control Data Corp Start-up (Nat'l Research/Community Immunotherapy Computer System)
  • Founded SB&E Inc., 1990, first company in healthcare in U.S. to contract with SRI International: Voice-interactive Patient/Physician Communication/Information Exchange System-1515 volunteer patients.
  • Proof-of-Concept Market Trial, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Chicago, IL Pediatric Diabetes Population 2007

Choices & Patterns - BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Daniel A. Lace, MD, CPE, FAAPL
Chief Medical Officer, Leaders in Medicine, Inc.

  • 25 years of leadership experience as a healthcare executive across a wide range of managed care, pharmaceutical, device, diagnostic and consulting businesses.
  • Certified Physician Executive, Faculty and Fellow of the American Association for Physician Leadership.
  • Chief Medical Officer and other senior leadership positions in global medtech and national managed care organizations.
  • Focus: convergence of managed markets, disease and outcome management, and new medical technologies and services.

Marcus Mianulli, PhD
Gnarus Medical Consulting, Principal and CEO

  • Seasoned medical device executive with proven success in Market Development, Business Development, R&D, Clinical / Regulatory
  • Expansive understanding of medical technology, the healthcare marketplace and clinical practice
  • Blends 20 years of industry experience with expertise gleaned from 25 years in clinical and academic environments
  • Business training Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Doctoral training in cardiovascular and applied physiology

Choices & Patterns - ADVISORY BOARD

Avinash Harsh
Co-founder & CEO, Halosys, A MobileFirst API Company (Acquired by Sonata)

  • Global Head - Mobility, Sonata Software.
  • 15+ years of experience in leading-edge Mobile, APIs and Enterprise & Healthcare software.
  • Chairman, TheDigitalGuild - a Silicon Valley group focused on new Digital pillars - AI, IoT, AR/VR & Mobility.
  • Passionate about AI & New Digital Healtcare technologies.
  • Loves to travel, outdoor activities & wannabe cartoonist.

Carol Wysham, MD, Diabetologist

  • Section Head of Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology, Rockwood Health System [MultiCare], Spokane WA
  • Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • Chair, Washington State Diabetes Collaborative
  • Chair, American Diabetes Association Clinical Practice Committee [1993-2000]
  • Chair, Endocrine Society Annual Scientific Meeting [2016]

Rafal Igielski, Doctoral Candidate, Plant Biology

  • Research and Teaching Assistant at University of Szczecin - specialization in plant molecular biology.
  • Member of TOP 500 Innovators - Dynamic group of 500 people alumni of special Higher Education project, driving innovations through the Polish academia (Universities, Scientific Institutes and others).
  • Co-founder of SomiGro startup - we test impact of soil-living microbes on health of plants.
  • Trained at Cambridge University and Oxford University in innovation management.
  • Certified project manager IPMA (International Project Management Association).
  • Member of Innovation Forum - Worldwide Organisation that fosters innovations.
  • 25 years of experience in diabetes type I - I’m a patient with diabetes (PWD)

Carl S. Bozman, PhD

  • Professor of Marketing, Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington.
  • Assistant Dean, Director of Graduate Programs Gonzaga University.
  • 2001-2002 Acting Associate Academic Vice President,
  • Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington.
  • Sales Manager, Aatronics, Boise, Idaho.
  • Telecommunications Supervisor, United States Navy, San Diego, California.

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