Dr. Sawyer, a practicing Orthopedist, is the Director of the UCSF Skeletal Health Service. She has more than two decades of Health Technology experience in development and evaluation of device, digital health, telehealth, and EMRs. She currently guides development, validation and translation of novel frontline technologies at UCSF. Dr. Sawyer is a co-founder of the UCSF Center for Digital Health Innovation and serves on the UCSF IT Governance Committee and leads the UCSF Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery’s Health Innovation and Technology in Ortho (HITO) Committee. She is co-founder of the UCSF EDGE Labs 3DPrinting program and a Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Center for Advanced 3D+ Technologies. Broader strategic roles include External Advisory Board Member of the Scripps Translational Sciences Institute Digital Medicine Center, Chair of International Health Technology Advisory Board for Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (Melbourne Children’s) and Associate Editor of Nature’s Digital Medicine Journal.
Dr. Sawyer has recently been appointed as Chief Health Innovation Officer for the Translational Research Institute for Space Health, a NASA-funded program.