Ranya Habash, M.D.

Please join us at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, for our final lecture of the 2021 Medical Center Lecture Series, presented by Dr. Ranya Habash, Medical Director of Technology Innovation and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Miami Health System’s Bascom Palmer Institute. Dr. Habash will speak about how technology and clinical insight have paired to shape the future of healthcare.

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Dr. Habash is a practicing ophthalmologist at Bascom Palmer Institute and was named to the Ophthalmologist Power List, an honor recognizing the top 50 rising stars in the world “who will lead ophthalmology over the next few decades and shape its future.” Prior to that, she made Castle Connolly’s elite America’s Top Doctors list, which represents the top 1 percent of physicians in the nation. She began her successful medical career after the Florida Society of Ophthalmology named her Young Ophthalmologist of the Year “for demonstrating leadership, service, competence and devotion to the highest ethical and professional standards.”

More recently, Dr. Habash has combined her medical and product backgrounds to become Program Manager for a global Artificial Intelligence venture between Bascom Palmer and Microsoft. The most pertinent questions plaguing ophthalmology are being resolved via machine learning, thereby developing protocols to facilitate cures for eye diseases around the world. As Program Manager, Dr. Habash uses her expertise in clinical applications and the business of medicine to determine clinical applications for the technology and execute on the business development of the project.

Dr. Habash is also the Chief Medical Officer of Everbridge and co-founder of HipaaChat. Everybridge and HipaaChat provide secure messaging and telemedicine software, serving more than 1,000 healthcare customers. Dr. Habash provides strategic clinical insight for business development while collaborating with companies like Apple and Verizon to improve and modernize communication for healthcare systems.

For more information about the 2021 Lecture Series and to read about past lectures, visit the Lecture Series page.

Many thanks to Healthnetworks Foundation for sponsoring this lecture.