Work with thought leaders and academic experts in medicine

Companies can greatly benefit from collaborating with academic researchers in the field of Medicine. These experts bring a wealth of knowledge, experience, and innovation to the table. Here are some key reasons why companies would want to work with them: 1. Cutting-edge Research: Academic researchers in Medicine are at the forefront of scientific advancements. Collaborating with them allows companies to access the latest research findings and stay ahead of the competition. 2. Expertise and Specialization: Medicine is a complex field with various specializations. Working with academic researchers provides companies with access to experts in specific areas, ensuring accurate and in-depth insights. 3. Credibility and Trust: Partnering with academic researchers adds credibility to a company's products or services. The association with renowned experts in Medicine enhances the trustworthiness of the company in the eyes of customers and stakeholders. 4. Innovation and Problem-solving: Academic researchers are trained to think critically and solve complex problems. Their innovative mindset can help companies tackle challenges, develop new products, and improve existing ones. 5. Access to Networks: Collaborating with academic researchers opens doors to valuable networks and collaborations. Companies can tap into the extensive connections of researchers, including other experts, institutions, and industry partners.

Researchers on NotedSource with backgrounds in medicine include Jim Samuel, Thomas O'Neill, Ryan Howell, Martin Brauch, Jennifer Aaker, Luke Connelly, Marie Mooney, PhD, Eve Ekman, Dr. Christian Waugh, Ph.D., Wesley R. Hartmann, Steve Joordens, Dr. James C. Kaufman, and Richard Mendelson.

Luke Connelly

Professor of Health Economics, The University of Queensland, CBEH
Research Interests (43)
Health economics
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
Human Factors and Ergonomics
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Luke Connelly is Professor of Health Economics at the Centre for the Business and Economics of Health. He also holds a Professorial appointment (part-time) at The University of Bologna, to which he was appointed in 2017 via the Italian “Direct Call” ([link]( process. In 2019 he was appointed as Honorary Professor at The University of Sydney. His main interests are in health economics and insurance economics and the effects of institutions (including legal constructs) on incentives and behaviour. He has also worked in other fields of applied microeconomics, including education economics and transport economics. His publications include papers in *Review of Income and Wealth*, *Health Economics*, *Journal of Health Economics*, *Journal of Risk and Insurance*, *Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance*, *Accident Analysis and Prevention*, *Journal of Law and Medicine*, *Journal of Clinical Epidemiology*, *European Journal of Health Economics*, *International Journal of Health Economics and Finance*, *Social Science and Medicine*, *Economic Papers*, *Economic Analysis and Policy*, *Journal of Transport Economics and Policy*, *Labour Economics*, *Economics and Human Biology* as well as in a range of clinical journals, including *Lancet*. Luke has served on a number of public committees including the Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC), which advises the Australian Minister for Health on the safety, efficacy, effectiveness, and cost-effectiveness of new and extant listings on Australia's Medicare Benefits Schedule. He has extensive service on other public committees and taskforces as well as extensive teaching and consulting engagements with industry. Over his career he has been a chief investigator on research grants and contracts totalling more than $67m. He is a member of the Editorial Boards of European Journal of Health Economics and the International Journal on Environmental Research and Public Health. He is a member of the International Health Economics Association's Arrow Awards Committee, which awards an annual prize in honour of Nobel Laureate Kenneth Arrow for the best paper in the field. He is currently Guest Editor (with Christophe Courbage) on a Special Issue of the Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance on Insurance and Emerging Health Risks. His current research interests include health service innovations to improve the health of people with chronic kidney disease(CKD). Ongoing interests include the economics of disability and insurance, compensable injury compensation schemes, and the determinants of health. Luke enjoys and has considerable experience teaching economics and health economics at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. In 2014 he was awarded the School of Economics Distinguished Teaching Award for his teaching on UQ's Master of Health Economics Program. In July 2016 and July 2019 he also taught summer schools in Health Economics and the Economics of Insurance at The University of Lucerne, Switzerland. Over the past 10 years he has been a chief investigator on grants totalling more than $70m.

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Dr. James C. Kaufman

Professor at University of Connecticut, Expert in Creativity
Research Interests (43)
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James C. Kaufman is a Professor of Educational Psychology at the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut. He has written or edited more than 50 books. These include: the recently published *The Creativity Advantage* (Cambridge); the forthcoming *Lessons in Creativity from Musical Theatre Characters* (with Dana P. Rowe; Routledge); two editions of *Cambridge Handbook of Creativity* (with Robert J. Sternberg) and five other Cambridge Handbooks; two editions of *Creativity 101* (Springer); and a book on terrible baseball pitchers with his father and a book on pseudoscience with his wife. James has developed many theories, most notably the Four C’s (with Ron Beghetto). He has developed several self-report measures of creativity and is currently focusing on positive outcomes of creativity. James has won many awards, including Mensa’s research award, the Torrance Award from the National Association for Gifted Children, the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children’s International Creativity Award, and APA’s Berlyne, Arnheim, and Farnsworth awards. He co-founded two major journals, *Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts* and *Psychology of Popular Media Culture* and is the current Senior Associate Editor for *Creativity Research Journal*. He has tested Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s creativity on CNN; written the book and lyrics to the musical *Discovering Magenta* (which played NYC and has a cast album); and appeared onscreen, complete with white lab coat, in the comic book documentary *Independents*.

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Example medicine projects

How can companies collaborate more effectively with researchers, experts, and thought leaders to make progress on medicine?

Development of New Medications

A pharmaceutical company can collaborate with a Medicine researcher to develop new medications. The researcher's expertise in drug discovery, clinical trials, and pharmacology can accelerate the development process and ensure the safety and efficacy of the medications.

Healthcare Technology Innovation

A technology company can partner with a Medicine researcher to innovate healthcare technologies. The researcher's knowledge of medical devices, data analysis, and patient care can contribute to the development of advanced solutions for diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring.

Public Health Initiatives

A public health organization can collaborate with a Medicine researcher to design and implement effective public health initiatives. The researcher's understanding of epidemiology, disease prevention, and healthcare policies can support the development of evidence-based strategies to improve population health.

Clinical Trials and Research Studies

A biotechnology company can work with a Medicine researcher to conduct clinical trials and research studies. The researcher's expertise in study design, data analysis, and ethical considerations can ensure the validity and reliability of the research findings, leading to regulatory approvals and scientific advancements.

Medical Education and Training

A medical education company can collaborate with a Medicine researcher to develop educational materials and training programs. The researcher's knowledge of medical curriculum, instructional design, and assessment methods can contribute to the creation of high-quality educational resources for healthcare professionals.