Natalie Hodge MD FAAP has 10 years of experience practicing pediatric medicine in St. Louis,
Mo. She graduated from the University of Kentucky Medical School in
19995 and then completed Washington University's program at St. Louis
Children's Hospital in 1998. Dr. Hodge spent three years developing and refining the personalized
house call platform creating cloud-based technology, e-commerce, and
marketing platform solutions for mobile medical practice. She is Co-Founder and Chief Health Officer of Personal Medicine
in Paducah, Kentucky. Dr Hodge was a featured speaker at the Mayo Clinic's Transform Symposium
in '09 and has been named by Brian Dolan of Mobi Heath News as "The
First iPhone Doctor"
. She is the author of The Personal Pediatrics Primer for the Progressive Parent.
Dr. Hodge's special interests in pediatrics include nutrition,
prevention and the potential for the internet to strengthen physician
patient relationships. Dr. Hodge is a member of the Health care
Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), a Fellow of the
Academy of Pediatrics' Quality and Innovation Network, and a founding
member of the Society for Participatory Medicine. Participatory Medicine
is an emerging group of engaged patients and physicians who believe
that mutual trust and understanding as well as use of media, health IT strengthens the physician patient relationship and provides for better care.