Emily Kagan Trenchard

MS, Science Writing (MIT), BA
Associate Vice President, Digital and Innovations Strategy
Northwell Health
Emily Kagan Trenchard is the Associate Vice President of Digital & Innovations Strategy for Northwell Health. For 10 years, she has led teams in designing and implementing the large-scale applications necessary to connect patients to care, and to keep businesses competitive in a time of radical change. Adept at serving as the point of translation between doctors, developers and designers, Kagan Trenchard leads key areas of the business including user experience, digital patient engagement, web development, mobile strategy, and digital signage.  She holds a master’s degree in Science Writing and Communication from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of California Berkeley, where she focused on Biobehavioral Science. Kagan Trenchard is a nationally recognized poet, essayist and speaker exploring the intersection of science, metaphor and everything.