About Sharief Taraman, MD
Former Division Chief of Pediatric Neurology & Medical Informaticist at Children's Health of Orange County (CHOC). Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at University of California - Irvine, and Affiliate Professor at Chapman University Dale E. and Sarah Ann Fowler School of Engineering. Chief Medical Officer at Cognoa, Inc. which is using Artificial Intelligence to diagnose & treat neurodevelopmental and neurobehavioral disorders early to help children reach the fullest potential. Innovator, inventor, and advisor of medtech achieving FDA Breakthrough designation x3 and de novo market authorization for first of its kind autism spectrum disorders diagnostic aid. Active in the community as President of the American Academy of Pediatrics - Orange County Chapter, Advisory Board Member of the Irvine Unified School District, and volunteering with Girl Scouts of America. Developed Concussion Program at CHOC and presented nationally on traumatic brain injury. Highly skilled in Healthcare Information Technology and chair the Health Information Management Committee at CHOC. Magna cum laude undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from University of Michigan, M.D. from Wayne State University, residency and fellowship training at Children's Hospital of Michigan, and continued professional development courses at the University of California, Irvine - The Paul Merage School of Business.