Stop The Bleed Hackathon

1154 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 4
1154 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 4

Winners are announced.

starts on:
Apr 05, 2019, 05:01 PM
ends on:
May 14, 2019, 05:00 PM



Mr. Martin Scheidl

Mr. Martin Scheidl is the Chief Technology Officer of Amp Your Good, Inc. and has designed and implemented IT systems for companies ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies. His work has spanned the pharmaceutical, travel and lodging, consumer products and financial industries. Mr. Scheidl graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Dr. Matthew Levy

Dr. Matthew Levy is Chair of the Stop the Bleeding Coalition, a nonprofit organization that educates and advocates for the importance of bleeding control training and education. He is a contributing author to the third and fourth editions of the Hartford Consensus, a series of landmark documents that focuses on the importance of bleeding control. Dr. Levy is board certified in Emergency Medicine and Subspecialty certified in Emergency Medical Services. Dr. Levy’s career in Emergency Medical Services and Disaster Response spans more than two decades and started as an EMS provider. During this time, he has maintained an active role is a variety of local, state and federal as well as international elements related to emergency medical and disaster care. He has spoken and consulted internationally on topics of prehospital emergency care, tactical medicine, disaster response and the training of EMS personnel. Matt holds several academic and organizational titles including being an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Medical Director and Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Health Services at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, the Medical Director of Howard County Fire Rescue and Deputy Commander of the Maryland Disaster Medical Assistance Team. Dr. Levy is regarded for his and expertise in out of the hospital, disaster and tactical medicine and sits on multiple steering committees at various levels of government.

Dr. Raquel Forsythe

Dr. Raquel Forsythe is a Trauma and Acute Care Surgeon practicing at UPMC with faculty appointments in the Departments of Surgery and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She is the Associate Trauma Medical Director of the UPMC Presbyterian Level 1 Trauma Center in Pittsburgh, PA. A surgical educator, she has been involved in Prehospital education as well as education of residents, fellows, medical students and Advanced Practice Providers. She is a member of the Western Pennsylvania Stop the Bleed Steering Committee, which launched in 2016. After training over 40,000 people in the region, this group has become a recognized national model for regional implementation of Stop the Bleed training and the widespread dissemination of bleeding control tools like tourniquets. She is board certified in General Surgery, with added qualifications in Surgical Critical Care. In addition to her clinical interests in Trauma and Bleeding control, Dr. Forsythe is a Physician Informaticist and is the Medial Director for the inpatient electronic health record at Presbyterian Hospital. In this role, she has been involved in the design and implementation of mobile applications for healthcare providers. In 2015, she also became board certified in Clinical Informatics.

Danielle Kayembe

Danielle is a female futurist and serial entrepreneur who works on projects at the intersection of women, tech and social impact. Through her company GreyFire, she advises female founders on scaling their businesses and raising capital and connects companies to ecosystems of underrepresented founders. Danielle was a founding partner in Tour of Tech: Lagos, an initiative to bring investors from Silicon Valley (TechStars, 500 Startups, Wingpact) to tour growing tech hubs in Africa. Danielle is an advisor to social impact startups and a mentor to Columbia University’s business accelerator, she has lectured at Yale School of Management, Barnard College's Athena Program and Princeton University. Danielle is an Ariane de Rothschild Fellow for 2018, awarded to 20 Global Social Impact Entrepreneurs each year. She is a frequent speaker on topics related to women, social impact and technology on CNBC, at the United Nations, TEDx, Google, General Assembly and other events, and has been featured in Forbes and Refinery29. She is also the author of "The Silent Rise of the Female-Driven Economy" a white paper on women and the future of business and innovation.

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