Tuesday Talks — Unlocking the Power of Radical Patient Advocacy

Tuesday, February 20, 2023

Presented by Seema Kumar, CEO, Cure

Join us for a special edition of Tuesday Talks featuring Susannah Fox, an author and passionate patient advocate who has dedicated her career to placing patients and caregivers at the heart of healthcare. As a former CTO of the US Department of Health and Human Services, Susannah has profound insights on why patients and caregivers often find themselves lost in a complex healthcare system that can seem impossible to navigate.

This is a do-not-miss Tuesday Talks as we will celebrate the launch of Susannah’s new book, Rebel Health: A Field Guide to the Patient–Led Revolution in Medical Care. You will also be able to purchase a signed copy of the book.

Rebel Health by Susannah Fox

When: Tuesday, February 20, 5:30 PM ET
Where: 345 Park Avenue South, New York City. In-person Attendance.
Topic: A fireside chat to talk patient advocacy with Susannah Fox, an author, passionate patient advocate, and former CTO of the US Department of Health and Human Services. Moderated by Seema Kumar.

Sign-up now for the in-person Tuesday Talks session at Cure, 345 Park Ave South.

Featured Speakers

Susannah Fox

About Susannah Fox

Susannah Fox is a health and technology strategist. Her book, Rebel Health: A Field Guide to the Patient-Led Revolution in Medical Care, was recently published by MIT Press. She is a former Chief Technology Officer for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, where she led an open data and innovation lab. She has served as the entrepreneur-in-residence at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and she directed the health portfolio at the Pew Research Center’s Internet Project.

Seema Kumar

About Seema Kumar

Seema joined Cure Experience in 2022 as the Chief Executive Officer. Prior to Cure, Ms. Kumar spent nearly 20 years at Johnson & Johnson in senior leadership roles, including most recently as the Global Head, Office of Innovation, Global Health and Scientific Engagement, and served on J&J’s Innovation Strategy, Public health leadership and the COVID-19 vaccine steering committee, where she led the company’s external affairs efforts and public education program on COVID and vaccine literacy. Before her tenure at J&J, Ms. Kumar was the Chief of Staff to Dr. Eric Lander and the Chief Communications Officer at the Whitehead Institute/Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Genome Research where she played a leadership role in the Human Genome Project. She also has held leadership positions at the U.S. National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), the National Institutes of Health, and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Ms. Kumar holds an M.S. in Science Journalism and Communications from the University of Maryland.