Beyond depression: Unsung issues in mental healthcare
Sofia Noori, MD, MPH
Chief Resident of Digital Psychiatry, Yale Department of Psychiatry
Dr. Sofia Noori is the Chief Resident of Digital Psychiatry and the Chief Resident of Quality Improvement at the Yale Department of Psychiatry. At Yale she served as the curriculum lead for Innovation to Impact, a NIDA-funded substance use entrepreneurship program. She is a founding member of the Center for Digital Psychiatry at the Connecticut Mental Health Center, which aims to integrate digital health in the care of patients with serious mental illness. Dr. Noori also leads the psychiatry and technology group in the Yale Department of Psychiatry and was an organizer of HackMentalHealth Yale. She is a 2019 scholar at Flare Capital Partners in Boston, MA.Aside from her endeavors in digital health, she is the co-founder of the Women’s Mental Health Conference at Yale, the first academic and trainee-led conference focused on women’s wellbeing in the nation.During medical school, Dr. Noori worked at multiple start-ups including Lyra Health and Health 2.0. At Health 2.0, Dr. Noori wrote the firm’s quarterly digital health trend and funding reports. She co-founded an admissions consulting firm during medical school and a digital health venture during graduate school.Dr. Noori is an MD graduate of the PRIME program at UCSF School of Medicine, a dual-degree program that trains emerging physician-leaders to transform care for underserved populations. She received her MPH in health policy and management at UC Berkeley. She is passionate about improving care for “forgotten populations,” including the seriously mentally ill, and the use of technology to improve health equity. In her free time, she enjoys playing jazz on her saxophone and cooking.
Dr. Isobel Rosenthal is a Yale college alumni and current psychiatry resident at Mount Sinai Hospital. She completed her MBA at Columbia Business School and has worked for the CEO of UCLA Health and digital health venture fund Townhall Ventures. She was additionally a Flare Capital Scholar and the 2019 winner of American Psychiatric Association Innovation Prize for a solution focused on solving clinician burnout. She is a current 2021 American Psychiatric Association Leadership Fellow, and her writing on digital health and physician wellness can be found in The Washington Post, Scientific American, MobiHealthNews, and the newly published book (Her)oics.
Founder & Host, Going Digital: Behavioral Health Tech Summit
Solome Tibebu is a behavioral health technology strategist passionate about health equity and access. Solome leads The Upswing Fund for Adolescent Mental Health, a collaborative fund seeded by Melinda Gates' Pivotal Ventures and other private family offices. Solome is also the host of the Going Digital: Behavioral Health Tech summit. Prior to consulting various stakeholders on all things behavioral health technology, Solome worked in corporate development, venture capital, behavioral health EHR software, ran a mental health tech startup, founded AnxietyInTeens.org, and has been developing healthcare startup communities since 2012. Solome is an advisor or board director to several behavioral health companies and national nonprofits.
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