Amy R. Sheon, Ph.D.
Amy R. Sheon, PhD, MPH is Executive Director of the Urban Health Initiative at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and holds a PhD in Public Health (Health Policy and Management) from Johns Hopkins University and an MPH from the University of Michigan. With Dr. Scott Frank, she co-leads HealthDataMatters.org and hdm.LiveStories.com, open community health data platforms for innovation and population health improvement. She leads the Community Health and Wellness Track for the Cleveland Medical Hackathon, and supports these efforts year-round through the Public Health Innovation Meetup Group. Consistent themes of her extensive professional history at the National Institutes of Health, University of Michigan, and more include emerging public health issues (HIV, obesity, ethical issues in genetics), disadvantaged populations, maternal and child health, and use of data for decision-making and innovation. She is pleased to collaborate with the Patient-Centered Media Lab to develop, test and expand use of low cost internet access, digital health tools and technology to improve health and reduce health disparities.