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Ryan Spitler, Ph.D.

Program Manager, Health Science Futures

Dr. Ryan Spitler joined ARPA-H in November 2023 from Stanford University, where he served as founding deputy director of the Precision Health and Integrated Diagnostics Center. Spitler has over 20 years of experience working in health areas ranging from medical devices to the life sciences. He is a serial entrepreneur and cofounder of a health care and life science venture fund.

In addition to executive training from Stanford University’s School of Business, Spitler holds a doctorate in cellular and developmental biology from the University of California, Irvine, completed postdoctoral research in medical imaging and synthetic biology at Stanford University School of Medicine, and has served as teaching faculty at the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign. His work has led teams in the development of smarter monitoring and diagnostic technologies to improve early detection and treatment of disease.