CFI External Advisory Council

The Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation External Advisory Council is represented by proven high-level leaders in innovation throughout various industries. They provide strategic direction and guidance to the Center for Innovation in transforming the delivery and experience of health and health care.

Tim Brown

Tim Brown

President and CEO, IDEO

Tim Brown is president and CEO of IDEO. He frequently speaks about the value of design thinking and innovation to business people and designers around the world. An industrial designer by training, Brown has earned numerous design awards and has exhibited work at the Axis Gallery in Tokyo, the Design Museum in London and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

 

He takes special interest in the convergence of technology and the arts, as well as the ways in which design can be used to promote the well-being of people living in emerging economies.

Molly Joel Coye, M.D., M.P.H.

Molly Joel Coye, M.D., M.P.H.

Social Entrepreneur in Residence, Network for Excellence in Healthcare Innovation (NEHI)

Molly Joel Coye, M.D., M.P.H., is formerly the chief innovation officer at UCLA Health and headed the UCLA Institute for Innovation in Health, leading the health system in identifying new strategies, technologies, products and services to accelerate transformation.

 

Dr. Coye also led the UCLA Global Lab for Innovation, linking innovators and health providers domestically and internationally, and advised technology developers, investors, national health systems and policymakers about disruptive technologies and business models that accelerate transformation and constrain health expenditures.

 

A member of the Institute of Medicine, she sits on the boards of Aetna Inc., Big White Wall, Prosetta Biosciences Inc. and ACCESS Health International Inc.

Larry Keeley

Larry Keeley

President and Co-Founder, Doblin Inc.

Larry Keeley is a strategist who has worked for more than three decades to develop more-effective innovation methods. Keeley is president and co-founder of Doblin Inc., an innovation strategy firm known for pioneering comprehensive innovation systems that materially improve innovation success rates and innovation return on investment. Doblin is now a unit of Deloitte Consulting LLP, where Keeley serves as a director.

Rebecca Onie

Rebecca Onie

CEO and Co-Founder, Health Leads

Rebecca Onie is co-founder of Health Leads, an organization that enables providers to prescribe food, heat and other basic resources alongside prescriptions for medication. Health Leads’ corps of nearly 1,000 well-trained college student advocates then “fill” those prescriptions by working with 11,500 patients annually to access the existing landscape of community resources they need to be healthy.

 

In 2009, Onie was honored to receive a MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship and in 2013 was named the Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur of the Year. She received her J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she was an editor of the Harvard Law Review, and has previously clerked for the Honorable Diane P. Wood of the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Stan Richards

Stan Richards

Creative Principal, The Richards Group

Stan Richards founded The Richards Group as a freelance practice after graduating from Pratt Institute in New York. Over the next 20 years, it became one of the nation’s premier creative resources. In 1976, it became a full-service advertising agency.

 

Richards and The Richards Group have received awards in virtually every major competition in the world. In 1999, Richards received the highest honor available to a creative with his election to the Art Directors Hall of Fame, joining such luminaries as Walt Disney, Norman Rockwell and Andy Warhol. In 2014, the University of Texas at Austin dedicated the Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations.

Apart from business, Richard’s interests include skiing, fly-fishing and running.

Terry D. West

Terry D. West

Retired Director, WorkSpace Futures Research, Steelcase Inc.
Terry D. West is the retired director of WorkSpace Futures Research and Strategy for Steelcase Inc., the global leader in the office furniture industry. He is responsible for the WorkSpace Futures Discoveries advanced concepts R&D, including Theme-Based Research and Applied Science & Technology Research groups, at the company’s global headquarters in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

 

West is a member of the Industrial Designers Society of America, Design Management Institute and ACM. In addition to serving on the External Advisory Committee for the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation, he serves on the board of advisers of the GVU Center at the Georgia Institute of Technology and on the Foley Scholars Committee at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Douglas L. Wood, M.D.

Douglas L. Wood, M.D.

Medical Director, Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation

Douglas L. Wood, M.D., is medical director of the Center for Innovation and a practicing cardiologist at Mayo Clinic. He has served as vice chair of the Department of Medicine and chair of the Division of Health Care Policy and Research at Mayo Clinic. Outside Mayo, he has served in positions as a leader and adviser of many task forces and boards for health care reform and medical associations.

 

Dr. Wood has received the Distinguished Service Award from the American College of Cardiology, the Burgess Meredith Award from the American Medical Association, the Citation of Merit from the University of Missouri School of Medicine, and the Distinguished Service Award from the Minnesota Medical Association.

James A. Yiannias, M.D.

James A. Yiannias, M.D.

(pronounced YON-us)

Health and Wellness Platform Physician Lead and Associate Medical Director, Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation

James A. Yiannias, M.D., is a board-certified dermatologist and consultant in the Department of Dermatology at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Arizona. He is also an associate professor of dermatology in Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.

 

Dr. Yiannias is a general dermatologist with specialty and published research expertise in allergic contact dermatitis and oral diseases. In addition to his clinical duties, he serves as the associate medical director for the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation and the medical director of Connected Care for Mayo Clinic in Arizona.

 

Dr. Yiannias was born in Houston, Texas, and attended Austin College in Sherman, Texas. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine in 1988 and completed his dermatology residency at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Rochester, Minnesota. He was appointed to the staff of Mayo Clinic in 1992.

 

Dr. Yiannias served as the Dermatology Residency program director from 1999 to 2005 and was chair of the Department of Dermatology at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Arizona from 2007 until 2013.

 

He has received the Gold Triangle Award, which is the American Academy of Dermatology’s highest honor, and the American Contact Dermatitis Society Presidential Citation for his creation of the skin allergy management program called CARD, the Contact Allergen Replacement Database.