Keynote Speakers

Be stimulated and inspired by healthcare leaders and experts during the keynote presentations. Keynote speakers will present their unique perspectives in healthcare.

Thursday, February 21

Rubin Pillay, Ph.D., M.D.

Rubin Pillay, Ph.D., M.D.
Medical Futurist and Visiting Professor
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Rubin Pillay is a medical futurist and professor of healthcare innovation and entrepreneurship at the Collat School of Business and the assistant dean for global health innovation at the University of Alabama School of Medicine at UAB. He is a family physician and clinical pharmacologist who holds a Ph.D. in business administration, an MBA and an MSc in health management. He has extensive international teaching and consulting experience and has published widely in the field of strategic health leadership. His current work focuses on the role of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship in the transformation of health and healthcare. He is the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Health.