Medical Advisory Board

Acting Chief Medical Officer and Advisory Board Member

Dr. Bart Wald, MD

Dr. Bart Wald, MD is Chief Medical Officer and Advisor at BodiMetrics. Dr. Bart Wald, president of PA Health Leadership Consultants, is a recognized leader in physician group development and accountable care. Bart was most recently Physician Chief Executive of Providence Health and Services California where he led the efforts to develop, consolidate and integrate its physician groups and foundations. Bart has extensive executive experience in health plans, hospitals and physician groups. As the founding CEO of Physician Associates Medical Group, he led the group to become one of the most innovative and high performing in California, and through its merger with HealthCare Partners. Bart is currently the consulting medical director for the California Quality Collaborative (CQC).

He has also served as Medical Director for DaVita-HealthCare Partners Medical Group, CMO of UniMed Physician Services, and Regional Medical Director for Health Net of California, and Vice President of Medical Affairs for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, where he also held the position of Clinical Professor of Pediatrics.

Bart has served as chairman of the board of the California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG), chaired the Integrated Healthcare Association’s (IHA) Pay for Performance Governance Committee and served on the executive committee of the California Collaborative for Healthcare Research and Improvement (CCHRI) and the California Healthcare Performance Information System (CHPI).

Medical Advisory Board Members

Meir Kryger, MD, FRCPC

BodiMetrics is pleased to announce that Meir Kryger, MD FRCPC will be a scientific advisor. He is a professor of medicine at Yale School of Medicine who has been treating patients with sleep disorders for over 40 years. He described the first case of sleep apnea in North America. He is chief editor of the most widely used textbook used in sleep medicine, The Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine, now in its sixth edition, and the Atlas of Clinical Sleep Medicine. He has published more than 200 peer reviewed articles and book chapters. His latest books for the public include Sleep in Art, The Man Who Couldn’t Stay Awake and The Mystery of Sleep. The latter was featured in an article in The New Yorker. He has served as president of both the Canadian Sleep Society and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and has served as Chair of the Board of Directors of the National Sleep Foundation. He has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Canadian Sleep Society and the National Sleep Foundation, and the Mary Carskadon Outstanding Educator Award and the Distinguished Achievement Award from the American Thoracic Society . He has been on the BBC radio program more than 20 times and has appeared on programs on CNN, Good Morning America, and has been interviewed by many print media including NY Times and Readers Digest. He was the main speaker of the Sleep Revolution event sponsored by Arianna Huffington held at Yale in April 2016.

Dr. Chris Landon, MD

Chris Landon, M.D., Dr. Landon has directed large population based investigations, patient recruitment, and physician education in COPD (CMS Innovation Grant), pediatric asthma (AAP), rheumatic heart disease, multiple sclerosis (Genentech), and cystic fibrosis. Current use of telemedicine includes opioid use disorder (USDA Distance Learning and Telemedicine), machine learning in COPD, and transition of adult cystic fibrosis patients from a Cerner to Epic EHR (CF Foundation).

Chris Landon, M.D. received his B.S. in psychobiology from the University of California, and his medical degree from the University of Southern California. He was a pediatric intern and resident at Stanford University Hospital, and received additional training at Stanford’s Children’s Hospital. He is board certified in both pediatrics and pediatric pulmonology, and is director of pediatrics at Ventura County Medical Center. He is also a clinical assistant professor of family medicine at UCLA and of pediatrics at USC. He has contributed to articles in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the Journal of the American Board of Family Practice, and other professional publications. He is the director of the Pediatric Diagnostic Center in Ventura, California.

Dr. Ron Wender

Ronald H. Wender, MD, FACA, is a Los Angeles–based anesthesiologist and co-chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where he also serves as academic chair of the Cedars-Sinai Anesthesia Residency Program and director of Anesthesia Training Programs.

Dr. Wender is a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology, a fellow of the Federation of State Medical Boards, and former president of the Medical Board of California. He serves as chairman of the Compensation & Benefits Committee and as a member of the Audit, Finance, Governance, and Patient Safety Committees at The Doctors Company.

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