Medical Solutions Made Possible Through Tempus, The Enterprise Co-Founded By Eric Lefkofsky

Eric Lefkofsky co-founded the enterprise, Tempus, which has been in the headlines for its groundbreaking medical approaches. Tempus is known for its molecular and clinical data collections and analyzation for the approach of furthering precision medicine. It has been responsible for the developement of solutions within the realms of treatments related to the eyes, skin, blood pressure and more.

Eric Lefkofsky is a well-respected Chicago entrepreneur who has co-founded not only Tempus, but Lightbank, Uptake Technologies, InnerWorkings, Echo Global Logistics and Mediaocean. He is also a trustee for The Museum of Science and Industry; the Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago; and the Art Institute of Chicago. He also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre Company.

Eric Lefkofsky and his wife, Liz, started the Lefkofsky Family Foundation to be an addition to the fight for advancing education initiatives, human rights, medicines, arts, and cultures of communities. He holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School.

Tempus has been specifically noted in the industry for its successful approach in medicine matters related to: gene therapy, gene editing and biotechnology for untreatable diseases. A list of solutions have made a big impact on medicine.

Voretigene Neparvovec-rzyl Medicine – approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. Created for the purpose of treating a hereditary vision loss that results from a gene alteration matter.

Atrial Fibrillation Diagnosis – KardiaBand smart phone watch, created by AliveCor, used to monitor a person’s heart rate and alert them in the instance of an outlier.

Skin Cancer Technology– a deep-learning algorithm formulated by a group of scientists at Stanford University to identify malignant and benign lesions.

Blood Pressure Monitoring – the first smartwatch to read blood pressure through radial artery occlusion. FDA approved.

Eye Disease Technology – said to be more accurate and cheaper than clinician diagnoses. A computer algorithm that groups retinal image data for screening purposes of eye diseases and much more.

For more information on either Eric Lefkofsky or Tempus, visit the Tempus website for further details. Website includes information on clinical products, clinical testings and even on how to get a job within the company.

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The CEO and Founder of OVME – Dr. Mark McKenna

Dr. McKenna is a medical doctor who has a license to practice medicine and surgery from the Florida and Georgia State of Medical Examiners. He has a passion for advocating for the rights of patients and is also a community servant. Dr. McKenna hailed from New Orleans, Louisiana and earned his undergraduate medical degree from Tulane University. McKenna started medical practice with his biological father immediately after graduating from medical school.

At the same time, McKenna launched a real estate development company known as McKenna Venture Investments. After a short while, McKenna proceed with the acquisition of yet another firm known as Universal Mortgage Lending and Uptown Title, Inc. These group of firms owned by Dr. Mark McKenna have had tremendous growth and hired up to 50 employees. The companies offer a variety of services including finance, real estate closing and turnkey design-build services. In August of 2005, most business interests by Dr. McKenna were destroyed when Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans City.

Dr. McKenna would move to Atlanta, Georgia in November 2007 where he launched an aesthetic and wellness based medical center known as ShapeMed. On November 1, 2014, Lifetime Fitness Inc. acquired ShapeMed in a deal that was brokered by McKenna. Until July of 2016, Dr. McKenna served at Life Time Fitness Inc. in the position of National Medical Director. He would later become the founder and Chief Executive Officer of OVME. OVME is a technology-enabled, consumer-facing, an aesthetic firm that is reforming the delivery of elective healthcare services.

Dr. Mark McKenna has previously sat in the New Orleans Industrial Development Board and the New Orleans Jazz Festival Board. At the moment, McKenna is Entrepreneurs Organization’s member.

In 2011, Dr. Mark McKenna became a member of Premier Bone & Joint Centers. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Biology from Rocky Mountain College in Montana. He later proceeded to the University of Wyoming to earn his graduate degree and then relocated to Seattle where he received his degree in Medicine from the University of Washington. Dr. Mark McKenna went for his orthopedic surgery residency in Danville, Pennsylvania at the Geisinger Medical center.

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Dr. Mark McKenna:An Innovative Leader in Medicine

OVME is an innovative medical aesthetics company founded by Dr. Mark McKenna that focuses on the client with advanced technology that is reinventing the industry. Dr. McKenna’s motivation for these innovative solutions comes from working in the field of medical aesthetics for over a decade and, during that time has used technology to create advanced techniques in treating various cosmetic skin conditions.

In a recent interview with Dr. Mark McKenna, conducted by IdeaMensch, he shares his inspirations, goals and habits which have helped him become a successful entrepreneur such as reading, meditating as well as setting new goals often. He also talks about his priorities in life which first and foremost is his family. Despite his busy schedule, he makes time for his wife and daughter with breakfast and dinner each day so, that they are able to spend time re-connecting and learning about what has happened during the day. In addition, he lives a very active lifestyle with JuiJitsu training each day. Dr. McKenna is a great inspiration for others with his positive outlook on life and his desire for self-improvement and success.

Dr. Mark McKenna hails originally from New Orleans, LA. and attended Tulane University Medical School. After school, he began practicing medicine with his father and while he was working with his father, Mark started first business, McKenna Venture Investments which was a real estate development firm. His entrepreneurial career only grew from there with starting up several more business and in 2007, Dr. McKenna relocated to Atlanta, Georgia and continued on with yet another successful venture, ShapeMed an aesthetic medical practice. Dr. Mark McKenna has also been featured on television and was a featured guest on Doctorpreneur’s first episode which aired on CBS in October, 2013. He eventually sold ShapeMed to Lifetime Fitness Inc. where he continued to serve as National Medical Director until July, 2014. Three years later, Dr. McKenna founded OVME.

Dr. McKenna’s vision for OVME, which is projected to open early 2018, will be a national chain of offices and in addition to offices, there will be an app that will allow customers to connect with practitioners and offer house calls for Botox treatments.

Dr. Mark McKenna’s entrepreneural spirit and passion for innovation will surely bring about a major change in the medical aesthetics field that is long overdue.

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