It is with great pleasure that we can announce the addition of Dr. Alex Cahana as a mentor to the Blockchain Centre Vilnius.
Dr. Cahana is Head of the CryptoHealth advisory and Venture Partner at CryptoOracle. With over 25 years of experience in clinical medicine and 5 years theme developement for ARK Investment and Management Dr. Cahana consults multiple national and international private and public companies, start-ups and healthcare payors on blockchain technology, digiceutical integration, healthcare redesign and tokenomics.
He works with State and Federal agencies on policies to improve pain management and reduce opioid-related deaths and is a Subject Matter Expert for the Department of Defense, the Veterans Health Administration, the NFL Players Association, the Institute for First Responder Wellness, the President of Bastyr University and was on the Board of Advisors for the Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence.
After serving as Professor and Chief of the Division of Pain Medicine at the University of Washington, Dr. Cahana is an Affiliate Professor in Science, Technology and Health Studies, and has published over one hundred articles.
He is a decorated Officer of the Israeli Defense Forces and has received multiple awards, among them — the American Pain Society Center of Excellence; Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) Best Practice; the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Innovation Health Care award; and the University of Washington President’s medal for remarkable leadership, social impact and public service.
We are delighted to call Alex a partner of our centre and we really hope he can add much needed content, clarity and expertise in the fields of medical technology and the integration of blockchain solutions. You can get a real feel for Alex’s work and passions from this very informative video from our friends over at New Kids on the Blockchain captured live at the 2018 Pillar #Unconference.