Edited by: Sharya Sharma
Last updated: January 24, 2023, 3:52 PM IST
Dr. Sumbul Desai, Vice President of Health at Apple, will visit Hyderabad next month to participate in BioAsia and share her thoughts on health technology.
Dr. Desai, who also leads the regulatory and quality teams at Apple, will join a chat with Dr. Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director of Apollo Hospitals at BioAsia in Hyderabad. The event is hosted by the Government of Telangana at HICC Novotel, Hyderabad.
BioAsia is an annual event that brings together experts and professionals from the life sciences, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical technology and healthcare technology sectors. This year’s theme is ‘Advancing for ONE: Shaping the next generation of humanized healthcare’.
Dr. Desai, Apple’s vice president of health, also oversees health initiatives, including clinical product development, medical research and innovative clinical partnerships.
In the past, Dr. Desai worked as an Associate Chief Medical Officer at Stanford Healthcare. And she holds the position of clinical associate professor in the Department of Medicine at Stanford School of Medicine.
All of Apple’s health efforts are built on a belief that all advances in healthcare must be backed by research.
To conduct health research and advance discovery with the ResearchKit and CareKit platforms, Apple partners with some of the top medical institutions in the world, including the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, the American Heart Association, Brigham and Women’s Hospital , and Johns Hopkins University.
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