At-Home Testing: Most Influential Individuals (1)
This research on some reputable or influential individuals for at-home medical testing and the articles they have written on the subject matter, produced 5 individuals who have at some point in their career, written articles regarding the subject. The findings include Kyle Wiggers, who had written two articles relating to at-home medical testing. Others are Julian Franz, Antonio Regalado, Dorothy Pomerantz, and Noelle Ike, who have all written at least one article for at-home medical testing.
SOME INFLUENTIAL AT-HOME TESTING INDIVIDUALS
- He is currently a Staff Writer at VentureBeat and obtained a B. Sc in Journalism at Ohio University in 2016. He resides in New York, New York and has above 500+ connections on his LinkedIn page.
- His wealth of experience as a journalist spans approximately 6 years.
- He wrote an article in Feb. 2019 for an at-home urinalysis tests kits, where healthy.io, (a digital health care startup that leverages on smartphones and computers to benefit professional-medical at-home CKD) raised $18 million for the project.
- The article title was: Healthy.io raises $18 million for at-home urinalysis tests.
- It was focused on the investment of the company alongside a partnership with Samsung Next to bring about reinvention in the existing prevention paradigms.
- A second article written by Kyle for at-home medical testing was also in April 2019. Where a new product in the at-home medical test raised $50 million for the project.
- It was titled: Everlywell raises $50 million for at-home medical tests.
- In the article, a case is made for at-home medical tests, where it is considered cost-effective and less laborious. Also, discussed were the funds raised by Goodwater Capital, Highland Capital Partners, and others to invest in Everwell's latest project.
- She is currently an Acting Co-Producer, Morning Edition and has worked as a freelance writer for Public Radio International (PRI) and currently lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
- She obtained a B. Sc degree in Comparative Literature at Smith College.
- It was during her time with PRI she wrote an article in 2016 for at-home medical testing, titled: Are on-demand, at-home blood tests better for our health?.
- The article discussed the inherent risks associated with cutting off a doctor or trip to the hospital, to carry out a medical test as against ordering in-home medical test kits.
- He is a Biomedicine Editor at MIT Technology Review and schooled in New York University, where he obtained a Master's in science & medical journalism.
- He resides in the Boston area and his LinkedIn page has over 500+ connections.
- He wrote a piece titled: More than 26 Million People Have Taken an At-Home Ancestry Test.
- The article's focus was on the increasing number of people who have taken an interest in at-home ancestry testing. According to the article, approximately 26 million people had added their DNA to some leading commercial ancestry and databases.
- She is currently the Managing Editor at FitchInk since 2015 and resides in Los Angeles. Her LinkedIn page has 500+ connections.
- Dorothy Pomerantz holds a Master's of Science, Journalism from the Northwestern Medill School of Journalism.
- She wrote an article in 2019 titled: 23andMe had devastating news about my health. I wish a person had delivered it.
- In his article he makes a case for 23andMe, — an in-home medical testing device — as to why and how having her DNA analyzed, was empowering in helping establish the likely chances of having breast cancer.
- She is an Editorial Coordinator at CNN and bags a B. Sc in Journalism at Northwestern University.
- Noelle Ike currently resides in New York, New York and has 500+ connections on her LinkedIn page.
- She published an article in 2019, concerning at-home medical testing which was on DNA test kits.
- The article title was: The top DNA test kits, and which is right for you.
- The article discussed the popularity of DNA kits, stating that more than 26 million people have embraced these easy-to-use test devices; which have drastically changed the way peoples' histories are viewed. Also addressed was what at-home medical testing kits were right in a given condition.
Our team collected information from relevant sources to determine five influential or reputable individuals for at-home medical testing. Though several individuals have written articles on the at-home medical testing field, there were no predefined lists to establish those that are of a major influence.
We first pulled up several articles concerning at-home medical testing on several news websites like CNN, to establish some reputable or influential writers in the space. We were only able to arrive at some writers already mentioned in the previous research. As this was the first step, we went on to check sources from medical journals with the intent of obtaining articles written by experts or people of influence in the at-home medical testing field, but could not find any that would be of relevance to our research. Still attempting to come up with a list, we searched the articles provided in the journals relating to at-home medical testing but this attempt yielded no related articles.
Secondly, we shifted our approach to work with articles that were discovered via general searches through relevant sources and populated the workspace with our findings for individuals who have at least written an article on the subject matter. To determine the location, experience, and influence of each writer, we pulled their social media handles like LinkedIn. This turned out to be a valuable source for their influence, as we utilized the available data for their followership of 500+ connections to determine their influence level. With this, it was also possible to establish their experience level and location. The only writer on the list with a slightly lower connection was Julia Franz.
Lastly, on obtaining at least two articles for each individual discovered in our findings, we executed searches using the names to the write-ups on related articles specifically titled at-home medical testing. This was done through a general search via relevant sources which provided us with one successful find on Kyle Wiggers, who had written an extra article for at-home medical testing. We discovered that the other individuals provided in our findings had one article each. After an exhaustive search, we were unable to find any further articles written by the writers addressing the topic, at-home medical testing.