Pre-Conference Workshop Day - Tuesday, December 6

Workshop A | 10:00am - 12:00pm EST

Clinical Trial Development for Digital Therapeutics

Clinical trials are essential to creating effective validating evidence to attract payors so they can get reimbursed. Designing comprehensive clinical trials is therefore essential to achieve this - but it’s is also challenging and expensive. This workshop is your chance to learn from those who designed and ran the Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia (eCBT-I) program, enrolling military service members and veterans with insomnia and TBI.Join this workshop to learn how to:

  • Master application development
  • Create content that targets the right demographic
  • Design a DTx that assists with Cognitive therapy for a niche demographic

Workshop Leaders:

Molly Malarkey

Molly Malarkey
DTx Project Manager
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation

Martin Cota

Martin Cota
CCRC, Senior Clinical Trials Specialist
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation


Noushin Mannan
Research Assistant
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation

Workshop B | 1:00pm - 3:00pm EST

Emerging Trends in Game Design for Digital Health

In this workshop, we will explore key principles of game design, and review case studies of how these principles can be successfully integrated into digital health products to maximize engagement and clinical results.

Join this workshop to:

  • Learn principles of game design that promote healthcare engagement
  • Learn the pitfalls of superficial gamification
  • Learn how to set up an R&D team for developing game-based healthcare products

Workshop Leader:

Elan Schneider

Elan Schneider
CEO & Co-Founder

Workshop C | 3:30pm - 5:30pm EST

Incorporating Clinical Evidence for Validation in Digital Therapeutics 

Clinical evidence is essential for validating digital therapeutics. Obtaining clinical evidence is key for the regulatory approval process, reimbursement, and product adoption.

Join this workshop to:

  • Discover regulatory pathways to obtain regulatory clearance
  • See examples of clinical studies to obtain data to support clinical validation
  • Leverage RWE to drive adoption by pharma, payors, and doctors
  • Ensure post-market studies are used to support continued product adoption

Workshop Leaders:

dr sam oddson

Dr. Sam Oddson
Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer
Sidekick Health

Brooke Mastrorio (002)

Brooke Mastrorio
SVP of Clincal Affairs
Sidekick Health


Birna Bjornsdottir
Director of Medical Affairs
Sidekick Health


Halla Helgadóttir
Director of Research
Sidekick Health