Saralyn Mark

Founder/Pres
iGIANT

Saralyn Mark, MD, a world renowned leader in women’s health, is an endocrinologist, geriatrician and women’s health specialist. She was the first Senior Medical Advisor to the Office on Women’s Health within the Department of Health and Human Services. She designed the first women’s health fellowship in the US, helped create the National Centers of Leadership in Academic Medicine, the National Centers of Excellence in Women’s Health, and landmark educational campaigns on critical health issues. She has published and delivered over 600 lectures and is a frequent health media expert. As President and CEO of SolaMed Solutions, LLC, Dr. Mark serves as a medical and scientific policy advisor to the White House, NASA and organizations and corporations dedicated to improving health on Earth and in space. She is also President of the iGIANT®, a nonprofit, which is accelerating the translation of research in to gender/sex-specific design elements to improve the safety and quality of life, including work performance, for men and women. She holds 4 academic appointments including at Yale and Kings College-London. Dr. Mark is author of Stellar Medicine: A Journey Through the Universe of Women's Health (Brick Tower Press).

[Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.]

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.