Mr. Kurywchak is the Founder & CEO for Telemedicine.com. Over the past two decades, he has developed hundreds of Telemedicine programs worldwide including; the Brazilian Amazon, China, India, Lebanon, Nigeria, South Africa, South Korea, and the United States. In addition, he has trained over 800 clinicians and taught courses for the Veterans Administration (VA) and the American Telemedicine Association (ATA). Mr Kurywchak is an internationally recognized speaker in the field of Telemedicine.
Prior to founding Telemedicine.com, Mr. Kurywchak worked for the University of CA, Davis for 17 years. Mr. Kurywchak was fortunate enough to work directly under two of the nation’s top pioneers of Telemedicine: Dr. Thomas Nesbitt and Jana Katz-Bell. Dan quickly escalated his UC Davis career in Telemedicine into the positions of Director of Technology in Telemedicine and the Director of the Telemedicine Learning Center in which he played an instrumental role in developing the curriculum and the innovative classroom design.
During his tenure at UC Davis, the Telemedicine program saw over 11,000 patients in 35 specialties via Telemedicine and developed 50+ Telemedicine projects ranging from pediatric intensive care units, robotic surgery operating rooms, as well as jail, prison and parole board systems. The UC Davis Telemedicine program was voted in the top 10 Telemedicine programs for four consecutive years and also won the prestigious President’s Award from the American Telemedicine Association.
Mr. Kurywchak holds two patents in the field of Telemedicine and technical certifications in networking. He is also a certified engineer for Tandberg and Polycom video conferencing systems.
In 2005, Dan joined the Intel Corporation to help expand the field of Telemedicine globally. In his new Senior Engineering & Management role, he was responsible for Telemedicine operations worldwide. He also implemented engineering projects to demonstrate how modern technologies can improve the advancement of healthcare using research and development in the lab.
Simultaneously, Mr. Kurywchak began working with the Intel Corporation’s “World Ahead Program” created by the Chairman of the Board, Craig Barrett. The World Ahead Program has dedicated one billion dollars to the advancement of education and healthcare around the world. Mr. Kurywchak developed Telemedicine programs worldwide to include Brazil (Amazon), Nigeria, China and Lebanon.