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Bakul Patel Associate Director for Digital Health, Food and Drug Administration

Bakul Patel is associate director for digital health, at the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Mr. Patel leads regulatory policy and scientific efforts at the Center in areas related to emerging and converging areas of medical devices, wireless, and information technology. This includes responsibilities for mobile health, health information technology, cyber security, medical device interoperability, and medical device software. He also chairs the International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF) “software as a medical device” working group, a position he has held since the IMDRF’s inception in 2013.

Jason Lazar, M.D. Professor of Medicine SUNY Downstate Medical Center University Hospital Dr. Jason Lazar is a professor of medicine, the director of non-invasive cardiology, and the director of the Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship Training Program at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center University Hospital. He is is a practicing cardiologist with more than 20 years of experience and holds several patents on cardio-related medical devices. Dr. Lazar received his medical degree from State University of New York Upstate Medical University and holds a Master’s in Public Health from Columbia University.


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