Join SHBC 2018 for two exciting, hands-on, and interactive workshops facilitated by our partners at MIT Hacking Medicine and MIT Solve.  


MIT Hacking medicine

MIT Hacking Medicine will lead a 2.5-hour workshop during the main SHBC conference on March, 9th. This workshop will focus on teaching the principles of innovation and entrepreneurship through design-thinking


Ned McCague - Headshot.jpg

Ned McCague

Ned McCague is a healthcare professional in Boston, working as a data scientist at Kyruus.  After finishing his masters in public health, he has worked for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, MIT's Lab of Computational Physiology, and MIT Hacking Medicine.  With MIT Hacking Medicine, Ned has led dozens of hackathons across the United States and internationally, including Puerto Rico, Ireland, and Qatar.

Luis Ayllon - Headshot.jpg

Luis Ayllon

Mr. Ayllon was born and raised in Bolivia. He most recently was a Sloan Fellow at the MIT Sloan School of Management focused on global leadership and innovation in healthcare products and services. During his tenure at MIT he was a member of MIT Hacking Medicine focused on global innovation in healthcare leading workshops and symposiums in South America, Europe and Africa. Before MIT Mr. Ayllon was the International Research and Development Program Manager for Bard Access Systems (BAS), the world leader in vascular access devices. At BAS Mr. Ayllon was responsible for leading the global R&D efforts in development and introduction of healthcare systems for key emerging global markets. He led product market fit studies across the globe leading to global product portfolio strategy. Mr. Ayllon completed undergraduate (Utah) and advance graduate work in Bioengineering focused on Biodesign innovation (Stanford) in California.

Molly Dadouris

An MIT Hacking Medicine team member since 2014, Molly Dadouris has a passion for bringing entrepreneurial engineers, clinicians and business professionals together to solve healthcare challenges. Molly earned her BS in Biophysics from Wake Forest University where she conducted research at the WFU Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials before working as a consultant for the UK innovation firm Sagentia. Molly currently works in enterprise product development at CVS Health and will be joining Sloan's MBA Class of 2019 in the fall. 



MIT Solve will be hosting a two hour "Solve-a-thon" on March 8th from 5:30-7:00pm.

Solve-a-thons bring together diverse people to generate solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. In just under two hours, participants will imagine, refine, prototype, and pitch new solutions to the MIT Solve Global Challenges. Participants will also submit their tech-driven solutions on Solve’s open innovation platform, unlocking the potential to partner with prominent organizations that are members of the Solve community.

Solve is an initiative of MIT that identifies and supports lasting solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. Solve is a community that brings together cross-sector leaders to unearth and implement solutions to specific, actionable challenges around learning, health, sustainability, and economic prosperity.



Patrick Diamond

Patrick Diamond is the Officer for Solve’s Health pillar. He nurtures relationships with cross-sector leaders to identify and support solutions to global health challenges.

Before joining Solve, Patrick worked at a community health center in Baltimore building partnerships and raising funds to support critical health care services for people experiencing homelessness. Previously, he worked on Capitol Hill for the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, and Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, where he focused on embassy security in the wake of the Benghazi attacks.

Patrick received his BA in Global Studies from Loyola University Maryland, with a formative semester abroad in El Salvador. Patrick also studies health innovation and policy at the University of Pennsylvania.