Harnessing Innovation in the Opioid Fight
Civic hackathons are one way to build new tools that can augment existing efforts to combat the epidemic.
Kristian Olson is the director of the Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech), a global network of academic, clinical, corporate, government and nonprofit partners based at the Massachusetts General Hospital. A pediatrician and internist at the hospital, he is also an associate professor at Harvard Medical School.
Olson completed medical school at Vanderbilt University and his residency training in the Harvard Combined Medicine and Pediatrics Program. He also trained in the Masters of Public Health program at the University of Sydney as a Fulbright Scholar.