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Author: Dave Wheland

Insight by: Dave Whelan A few weeks ago, BioscienceLA and The Alliance for SoCal Innovation teamed up to bring together two healthcare veterans: Andy Slavitt, General Partner of Town Hall Ventures* and former CMS and COVID response leader, and Alex Azar, the 24th Secretary of the...

Insight by: Dave Whelan “He was headed for Beverly Hills to be a plastic surgeon…. But he took an exit to a town that didn't take plastic.” Quick, name that movie! If you guessed Doc Hollywood, you get a star on my personal walk of fame. Or...

Insight by: Dave Whelan Can you believe that it has been over 25 years since Jerry Maguire* entered our lives? Cameron Crowe’s renegade sports agent, played brilliantly by Tom Cruise, has been part of our collective consciousness for longer than the average age of an NFL...

Insight by: Dave Whelan I often start talks by reminding the audience that I am neither a scientist nor a physician (and I can’t even play one on TV). That said, I continue, one of my gifts is the ability to help connect, translate, and even...