Dr. Dale Nordenberg

Position: CEO of Thriive.AI & Executive Director - MIDSS (Medical Device Innovation, Safety, Security Consortium)
Categories: PV Speakers 2023

He is a physician executive and medical epidemiologist with board certifications in pediatrics and medical informatics. Dr. Nordenberg’s career has focused on accelerating innovation at the intersection of digital health and science. Dr. Nordenberg serves as the Digital Transformation lead for the Safety Platform for Emergency Vaccines (SPEAC) program, funded by Coalition for Pandemic Innovation (CEPI), at the Brighton Collaboration and Task Force for Global Health.

Dr. Nordenberg is the Founder and CEO of Thriive.ai, a new population health company dedicated to safe medical technology. Thriive was awarded an Intel Innovations Fund grant for its COVID-19 Community Pandemic Response (CPR) Hub that enables community-based organizations to support their member’s health and wellness during a pandemic specifically addressing health disparities.

Dr. Nordenberg served as a member of the Health Information Technology Standards Federal Advisory Committee (US Health and Human Services) and the FDA’s National Evaluation System for Technology Planning Board. Dr. Nordenberg was a managing director in the health care practice of PwC; served as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Associate Director for the CDC’s National Center for Infectious Diseases where he was responsible for the information systems supporting infectious disease surveillance and outbreak response; he also served as an advisor in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Dr. Nordenberg was a member of the Science and Technology Review Subcommittee of the Science Advisory Board of the FDA, 2007 and 2009, and delivered Congressional testimony on the 2007 report, FDA: Mission at Risk; founded and directed the Office of Medical Informatics at Egleston Children’s Hospital at Emory serving in one of the first chief medical information roles nationally. While at Emory, he was a co-principal investigator on the original Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) study that identified the linkage between abuse and adverse health outcomes.

Dr. Nordenberg received a BS in Microbiology from the University of Michigan, his medical degree from Northwestern University, completed his training in pediatrics at McGill University, Montreal Children’s Hospital, and his fellowship in epidemiology and public health in the Epidemic Intelligence Services (EIS) Program at the Centers for Disease Control with a focus on ‘big data’.

Dr. Nordenberg has lived and worked in many international settings over the past decades. He was one of the first international students in Mainland China and has worked on numerous initiatives in China.