Dr. Aenor Sawyer has more than a decade of Health Technology experience including Telemedicine, EMR design and implementation, and development of device and digital health solutions. As the Associate Director of Strategic Relations in the UCSF Center for Digital Health Innovation and the Associate Director of the Digital Health track in the CTSI Catalyst accelerator, she guides the development of new technologies and their “frontline innovators.” Dr. Sawyer mentorsdevelopment, evaluation and translation of novel technologies at UCSF. She also serves on the UCSF Telehealth committee and is involved in development of interoperability to support the needed intersection of informatics with health care delivery in initiatives such as Informed Health and Precision Medicine.
As a “frontline innovator,” she co-founded Trinity, a HIPAA secure, online, virtual Tumor Board and multidisciplinary collaboration technology. Trinity allows specialists from different disciplines, at different locations and on different schedules, to view pertinent patient data, exchange expertise and rapidly form optimal diagnostic and treatment decisions. In the device arena she served as Project Director (Roboimplant) in the Pediatric Device Consortium and is an advisory member of the Surgical Innovation Committee and the Center for Disruptive Musculoskeletal Innovation. With a focus on fall prevention, she co-developed a safe early-mobility device (MOBI-US), combining DME, Sensor and Digital technologies. Beyond UCSF, she is an advisor at Rock Health and is a member of the EAB for the Scripps CTSA.
In her role as a practicing clinician, Dr. Sawyer is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, combines a background in Orthopaedics, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology and Health Technology to provide comprehensive musculoskeletal care. She is Director of the multidisciplinary UCSF Skeletal Health Service empowering Pediatric to Geriatric patients to optimize their bone health across the lifespan.