Marxe School of Public and International Affairs, Baruch College, City University of New York
JEREMY BLOCK is the Managing Partner of Venture Catalyst, working with investors and venture-backed companies to maximize the odds of venture success. Dr. Block is also an adjunct professor of public and international affairs at Baruch College teaching ethics in public policy, bioethics, and science and technology policy. In 2017, Jeremy Co-Founded the company Medaptive Health and leads research, regulatory, and product activities. Jeremy is the executive director of the BRCA Founder OutReach study (www.bforstudy..com) at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Previously, Dr. Block was an Assistant Professor of Population Health Science & Policy at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and an IRB Chair at multiple hospitals within the Mount Sinai Health System. Jeremy is primarily interested in the intersection of science and technology with society, public policy, and business. His prior work includes advising at the federal, state, and local level on science and technology including; green procurement, human research protections, chemical & biological weapons, emerging science and technology markets, and research systems at public & private universities. In addition Jeremy has been involved in technology development in virtual reality and also digital health. Dr. Block holds a bachelors degree in Chemistry and Biology, Masters in Public Policy, and Doctoral degree in Biochemistry, all from Duke University.
Friday, November 16
11:15 AM – 1:30 PM