News- 2018

September 2018

Anurag Gupta.jpg

For our September Professional Development Event, miLEAD hosted Dr. Anurag Gupta, the founder and CEO of Simple Access Healthcare, a technology-based medical services platform. Dr. Gupta received his MD and MBA from the University of Michigan, an Informatics MMSc from Harvard Medical School, and completed his residency in emergency medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. In addition to his academic accolades, Dr. Gupta served as the Director of Clinical Transformation at Northwell Health, consulted for the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), and worked as the Head of Clinical Operations at Imagen Technologies. 

Dr. Gupta explained how he was able to leverage his scientific and clinical training to venture into the business sector. He placed a strong emphasis on the value of social skills in the business world and stressed the importance of public speaking and presentation ability.

miLEAD thanks Dr. Gupta for his time and appreciates all of the insights he shared with our consultants!

IMG_5761 2.jpg

May 2018

miLEAD welcomes aboard a new cohort of consultants for Spring 2018. New consultants were provided a crash-course in consulting presented by Desirée García-Torres, Vinayak Gokhale, and Robert Doherty. Thank you to Pretzel Bell, Ann Arbor for hosting.

March 2018

Teams comprised of miLEAD Consultants placed first, second, and third at the 4th Annual Midwest Case Competition hosted by the Michigan Graduate Consulting Club! Congratulations to the following miLEAD members:

First Place: Siva Kumar Natarajan, Jerry Madukwe

Second Place: Kelly Kennaly, Paloma Garcia, Xingjian (Max) Ma

Third Place: Desiree Garcia-Torres, Omari Baruti, Dan Kremer


MARCH 2018

miLEAD hosted Dr. David Olson from the Office of Tech Transfer at the University of Michigan for our March Professional Development Event. Dr. Olson has more than 18 years of experience in building life science companies, product development, intellectual property management, business development and venture financing. He has co-founded 6 biotech start-ups, managed other early-stage businesses, and authored business plans backed by more than $61M in capital.