Wharton Stories: Health Care

Student teams came together at Penn’s Singh Center for Nanotechnology to battle it out for the 2018 Y-Prize, where nanoscale innovation was a running theme.

Biomedical Innovation Dominates the Y-Prize Finale

The One Health Company founder Ben Lewis, WG’16, Wharton and Penn Vet alum, talks ethical animal testing with Karl Ulrich, Wharton Vice Dean of Entrepreneurship & Innovation.

Animal Testing That Is Kind, Not Cruel

As the Chinese New Year approaches, we take a look back at highlights from some of the most memorable events and lectures that left an impact on the Penn Wharton China community in 2017.

2017: The Penn Wharton China Center Year in Review

How Wharton’s Network and Executive Career Coaching Made Career Impact for This Alum

Initially interested in making a career change to VC, Dr. Shaun Honig, WG’17, took advantage of EMBA’s Executive Career Coaching and came up with a better plan that would utilize his years of medical experience and business education.

Three Career Management Resources This EMBA Student Used to Accelerate His Career

Director of Avian Medicine and Pathology at Penn’s School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Sherrill Davison, WG’04, combines the business knowledge she gained at Wharton with her veterinary education to help prevent and manage outbreaks of poultry illnesses like avian flu.

How This Penn Vet Professor is Using Her Business Knowledge to Help Contain Avian Flu

After researching MBA programs with a healthcare focus, Dr. Brian Torcato WG’13 came to Wharton to get the business skills needed to start a company.

To Improve Outcomes for Children with Autism this Doctor Pivoted to a Business Solution

Sanguis is the world’s first hand-held, portable, and inexpensive blood cell counting device. This at-home tracking could save as many as 15,000 lives every year.

Sanguis: A Medical Device Dream Team

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the world and currently has no cure. VisiPlate is a nanoscale, ocular implant that stops blindness in Open Angle Glaucoma patients.

How VisiPlate Is Curing Blindness With Nanotechnology

Dr. Marie-Laure Romney, WG’18, is balancing Wharton’s challenging EMBA with her roles in emergency medicine and as a mom of three.

How This Doctor Took on Wharton’s Quantitative Curriculum and Grew Her Family at the Same Time