Abdul Shaikh, PhD, MHSc Kicks Off the
Opening Plenary on Tuesday, February 21!

Dr. Abdul Shaikh is the Global Leader for Population Health Analytics for Amazon Web Services (AWS). He brings more than 20 years of experience helping healthcare providers, payors, researchers, governments and nonprofits accelerate digitization and use of data for more equitable, efficient, and person-centered care. Prior to AWS, Abdul was the Population Health Leader for PwC and Guidehouse, leading strategy, design and organization transformation, and served as a Program Director at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and ONC. In this latter role his service was recognized by the HHS Office of the Secretary for leading the first America COMPETES Act prize competitions. Abdul’s professional activities include serving on the AWS Health Equity Initiative Review Committee, the Society of Behavioral Medicine’s Digital Health Council, and Co-Chairing the AcademyHealth National Advisory Group for DEI. Trained in behavioral informatics and health services research at the University of Michigan, Abdul completed his Masters in Health Science at the University of Toronto and post-doc as a Cancer Prevention Fellow at NCI.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/arshaikh/

Twitter: @abdulrshaikh