Jason P. Caplan, MD, FAPM is the Chair of Psychiatry at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Caplan is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine.
Dr. Caplan’s expertise centers on the psychiatric care of the medically ill patient, particularly on the prevention and management of delirium. He has authored many journal articles and textbook chapters on various aspects of the practice of psychiatry in the medical hospital and serves on the editorial board of two major psychiatric journals.
He has been named a Fellow of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine and is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, Association for Academic Psychiatry, and the American Neuropsychiatric Association. Dr. Caplan received his medical degree from the Creighton University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in psychiatry at the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program and fellowship in psychosomatic medicine/consultation psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital.
Carol Isaacson Barash is Founder and Managing Partner at Helix Health Advisors which helps clients in life sciences, genetic diagnostics, and convergent technologies to commercialize, solve adoption challenges, improve physician-patient-consumer engagement, and manage bioethics concerns. Dr. Barash is a recognized expert in personalized medicine with 20 years of experience serving industry, research institutions, non-profits, academic medical centers and communications firms in the US and abroad. She has served as senior management for several molecular diagnostic and health IT start-ups, as expert on barriers to integrating new genetic knowledge into clinical decision-making, and molecular diagnostic content developer focusing on
oncology, pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics, most recently for McKesson
Dr. Barash is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Applied & Translational Genomics, Elsevier, lectures on personalized medicine at Regis College, Graduate Program of Regulatory Affairs & Clinical Research Management, College of Sciences, Nursing and Health Professions and serves as bioethics resource expert for Bioethics Beyond Borders, Division of Science, Technology & Ethics, UNESCO. Recently, she served as Chair of the Ethics Committee and co-Chair of the Education Committee of the International Human Variome Project
She authored ‘’Just Genes: The Ethics of Genetic Technologies”, Praeger, 2007, has contributed chapters to several books and has published over 40 journal articles. Prior to starting Helix Health Advisors, Carol founded and managed Genetics, Ethics & Policy Consulting. Carol earned her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago/Boston College and her B.A. from Bates College/Manchester College, The University of Oxford, U.K.