Jay H. Sanders, MD, FACP, FACAAI

(SureTouch Clinical Advisory Board Member)

Dr. Sanders is President and CEO of The Global Telemedicine Group, Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Adjunct), and a founding board member of the American Telemedicine Association where he serves as President Emeritus.  He has served on the NASA Biological and Physical Research Advisory Committee, as a consultant to the NASA Space Communication Center and was the Scientific Director for the NASA Medical Informatics and Technology Applications Commercial Space Center.

Dr. Sanders has also been a consultant to the Army’s Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC) at Ft. Detrick, the CIO of the Military Healthcare System, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Air Force Center for Telehealth and Theater Informatics, and was the only civilian member of the Department of Defense Telemedicine Board of Directors with the Surgeon Generals of the Army, Navy, and Air Force.  He has served as a consultant to the Southern Governors’ Homeland Security Telehealth Anti-bioterrorism Task Force, and was the Principal Investigator of a grant from the Office of the Secretary of Defense related to First Responder education and standards.

Dr. Sanders was appointed by former Secretary of HHS, Michael Leavitt, to the Chronic Care Workgroup of the American Health Information Community Committee, and during the Clinton Administration he directed the U.S. telemedicine initiatives to the G-8 nations. Additionally, he has been a consultant to the World Health Organization on Health Telematics, as well as a consultant to the Russian Telemedicine Foundation.