dahlke Deborah Vollmer Dahlke, Dr.PH, MPAff

Dr. Vollmer Dahlke is an accomplished technology entrepreneur, a public health researcher and author with a passion for applying mobile technology in cancer research. She is a Director with the Texas Life Science Foundation (TLSF) and the inventor of TLSF’s Navi4Health clinical trial and case management software.

Deborah developed AYA Healthy Survivorship, an iPhone app and MyHealthFinder.org (soon to launch in iOS/Android) and two other mobile applications for cancer survivors. She has served as an investigator and consultant for over $7 million in Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas grants in the past 4 years, most recently as the Project Director for a $600,000 grant for survivor and healthcare education for Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) cancer survivors.

Deborah is deeply involved in designing, developing and evaluating mHealth applications including accessibility and usability analyses.
Prior to developing an interest in public health and technology, Deborah worked with early stage companies and in management consulting.

She co-founded Zilliant, a successful enterprise pricing optimization software company, and led the firm in raising over $14 million in venture capitalization. Deborah’s consulting history includes tours of duty at Deloitte & Touche and McKinsey and Company, Inc.

Deborah received her B.Sc. degree from Indiana University and graduated with honors with a MPAff degree from the LBJ at The University of Texas in Austin and a Doctorate in Public Health from Texas A&M University.


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