Dr. Richard Frank, MD
Dr. Richard Frank is Chief Medical Officer, Clinical Strategy and Policy, for Siemens Healthcare. With over 30 years global experience in the design, regulatory labeling, public and private payment for, and clinical adoption of therapeutic and diagnostic drugs and devices, Dr. Frank offers a broad, real-world perspective on the evolving role of diagnostics in todays healthcare marketplace. Dr. Franks similarly global experience with government agencies and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and within both academia and industry, gives him particular expertise in clinical evidentiary standards, government policy, and the product-, market-, and delivery system-specific inefficiencies and issues that burden payers and delay or skew patients access to the benefits of innovation.
Dr. Patrick Joseph, MD
Dr. Patrick Joseph serves as Medical Director for the Siemens Clinical Laboratory (SCL) of Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics in Berkeley, California. A distinguished infectious-disease specialist and epidemiologist, Dr. Joseph is an appointed Fellow of the Infectious Disease Society of America and the Society of Healthcare Epidemiologists of America. Dr. Joseph completed his specialty training in internal medicine, infectious disease, and laboratory medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where he is currently Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine. Since 1983, he has practiced clinical medicine and held laboratory director roles for commercial and research laboratories that employ both conventional and novel molecular diagnostic techniques. He currently holds medical staff appointments with Highland Alameda County Medical Center, San Ramon Regional Medical Center, and Alta-Bates Summit Medical Center in Berkeley, California.