Envisioning a digital infrastructure for a Learning Health System
As owner and strategic growth consultant for 25 years, Dr. Caruso works with clients in health, biotech, and government contractor companies, by assisting them in evaluating investments and product concepts, developing and launching new businesses, identifying and qualifying new opportunities, capturing business, and managing products/programs/projects. Clients have included venture capital firms and investors as well as corporations and entrepreneurs.
In addition to his consulting activities, Dr. Caruso recently worked as an SRA International contractor with the Division of Computational Biosciences in the Center for Information Technology at NIH where he was a project manager for biomedical informatics projects. Prior to this he was director of research initiatives for the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech where he won and managed Virginia Tech’s first NIH training grants and spearheaded funding and design of an $8 million for an infectious disease research facility. Prior to this position he was manager of program development for Virginia Tech in the Office of the Vice President for Research where he managed industry relationships and build major research initiatives. Before coming to Virginia Tech, Dr. Caruso was a project leader for a financial systems developer, Sungard (previously National Computer Systems). Dr. Caruso has a doctorate in pharmacology from the University of Minnesota and a masters in management from the MIT Sloan School of Business, as well as Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.