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BRI Virtual Event Series with Daniel Sem, Rx Think Tank – “Purple Solutions: A Bipartisan Way to Implement Markets and Competition in Healthcare”
May 19, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Daniel Sem, Ph.D., MBA, JD, of Concordia University and RX Think Tank joins Benjamin Rush Institute to teach everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask about free market healthcare and what that means on Wednesday, May 19 at 1pm ET. Space is limited for this free online event, so register NOW.
Dr. Sem has over 25 years of experience in healthcare entrepreneurship and innovation, first in the biotechnology sector, then in academia. He has over 70 published papers and book chapters, 10 issued patents, and has co-founded several companies. In 2020 he published the book Purple Solutions: A bipartisan roadmap to better healthcare in America (purplesolutions.org). Dr. Sem works extensively with Universities, Industries and Government in Southeast Wisconsin to build shared healthcare innovation and commercialization resources for the region. He received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from UW-Madison (1990), and then worked in biotechnology in San Diego where he co-founded Triad Therapeutics, ranked one of the top 10 biotech startups in the US by Drug Discovery Today (later acquired by Novartis for $60 million). He also has Law and MBA degrees from Marquette, and has acquired a passion for healthcare policy – blending law, healthcare, ethics and sound economics
Sem joined the faculty at Marquette in 2002 and served as Assistant then Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry, before joining Concordia University’s new School of Pharmacy in 2011, transitioning to his current position as Dean of Business in July of 2016. He maintains an appointment in the Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and is also CEO of Bridge to Cures, and cofounder and Director of the Remedium Exchange (Rx) Think Tank (rxthinktank.org).
The mission of the Rx Think Tank is to provide information, resources and support to policy makers, healthcare innovators, patients and providers, to help them consumerize healthcare; and, to accomplish this by incentivizing, educating and empowering patients and providers so they can make their own healthcare decisions.
Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 1pm ET – Register NOW