Dr. Howard Krein is Chief Medical Officer at StartUp Health, which is organizing and supporting an army of Health Transformers. Dr. Krein acts as a strategic clinical advisor to the world’s largest portfolio of digital health companies and responsible for shaping StartUp Health’s moonshot themes to help improve the health of everyone in the world. Dr. Krein currently serves as Senior Director of Health Policy & Innovation at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center. He also currently serves as the Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University and a founding partner and co-director of Jefferson’s Facial Aesthetic and Reconstructive Center. Dr. Krein is part of an exclusive group of physicians with two doctorates, receiving his M.D. from Thomas Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and a Ph.D. in Cell and Developmental Biology from UMDNJ/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Krein completed internships in both Emergency Medicine and General Surgery, a residency in Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia and a Fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Medical College of Virginia in Richmond Virginia. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Biology and a Master’s degree in Neuroscience from Rutgers University. Dr. Krein lives in Philadelphia, PA.