Cybermed Summit Board

Dr. Christian "Quaddi" Dameff

Chair and Co-Founder


Dr. Christian Dameff is an assistant professor of Emergency Medicine, Biomedical Informatics, and Computer Science (affiliate) at the University of California San Diego. At UCSD Health he was hired as the nation’s first Medical Director of Cyber Security. Published clinical works include post cardiac arrest care including therapeutic hypothermia, novel drug targets for acute myocardial infarction patients, ventricular fibrillation waveform analysis, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) quality and optimization, dispatch assisted CPR, teletoxicology, clinical applications of wearables, and electronic health records.

Dr. Dameff is also a hacker and security researcher interested in the intersection of healthcare, patient safety, and cybersecurity. He has spoken at some of the world’s most prominent Cyber Security forums including DEFCON, RSA, Blackhat, Derbycon, and BSides and is one of the cofounders of the CyberMed Summit. Published cybersecurity topics include hacking 911 systems, HL7 messaging vulnerabilities, and malware.

Dr. Jeff "R3plicant" Tully

Secretary and Co-Founder


Jeff Tully is a security researcher with an interest in the intersections between medical technology and patient safety. During his day job as an anesthesiologist he focuses primarily on the delivery of oxygen to various tissues. 

Panda Tang

Executive Director

Executive Director

Panda is an application security engineer and a career counselor for ShellCon LA RaiseMe. She leverages her lived experience to support others transition into and progressing their careers in information security and supporting CyberMed Summit achieve their goal.

Beau Woods



Beau Woods is a Senior Advisor with CISA, Cyber Safety Innovation Fellow with the Atlantic Council, a leader with the I Am The Cavalry grassroots initiative, Founder/CEO of Stratigos Security, and sits on the board of several non-profits. His work bridges the gap between the security research and public policy communities, to ensure connected technology that can impact life and safety is worthy of our trust. He formerly served as Entrepreneur in Residence with the US FDA, and Managing Principal Consultant at Dell SecureWorks. Over the past several years in this capacity, he has consulted with the energy, healthcare, automotive, aviation, rail, and IoT industries, as well as cyber security researchers, US and international policy makers, and the White House. Beau is a published author, frequent public speaker, often quoted in media, and is often engaged for public or private speaking venues.

Joshua Corman


Joshua Corman is a Founder of I am The Cavalry (dot org), and serves as Chief Strategist for CISA regarding COVID, healthcare, and public safety. He previously served as CSO for PTC, Director of the Cyber Statecraft Initiative for the Atlantic Council, CTO for Sonatype, and other senior roles. He co-founded RuggedSoftware and IamTheCavalry to encourage new security approaches in response to the world’s increasing dependence on digital infrastructure. His unique approach to security in the context of human factors, adversary motivations, and social impact has helped position him as one of the most trusted names in security. He also serves as an Adjunct Faculty for Carnegie Mellon’s Heinz College, and was a member of the Congressional Task Force for Healthcare Industry Cybersecurity.

Yael Grauer


Yael Grauer is an investigative tech reporter covering digital privacy and security. She is the lead content creator of CR Security Planner, a free, easy-to-use guide to staying safer online.

Jacki Monson

Jacki Monson has worked in healthcare for eighteen years. For the last sixteen years, Jacki has focused primarily on technology risk, information security and privacy. Currently, Jacki is the Vice President, Chief Technology Risk Officer, Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Privacy Officer for Sutter Health where she provides direction and oversight for all facets of the technology risk, information security and privacy program. Prior to this, Jacki served in Chief Privacy Officer roles at Sutter Health and Mayo Clinic. Prior to Mayo, Jacki worked for a Pharmacy Benefit Management and Mail Order Pharmacy Company and an independent Children's Hospital in compliance, privacy and information security roles.

Jacki is considered a subject matter expert and leader in technology risk, information security and privacy. She has been recognized by Becker’s Hospital Report as top 20 CISO and CPO to know in healthcare. Jacki is member of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics and the Co-Chair of the Privacy, Confidentiality and Information Security Sub-Committee. Previously, Jacki served as a member of HHS’s Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force. Jacki serves as both an advisor to Boards and Start Ups. She has testified before government and legislative committees, authored numerous articles, been quoted in books and articles and is a frequent national speaker on these subjects.

Jacki has a Juris Doctor from Mitchell Hamline School of Law. She holds certifications in health care law, privacy, information security and compliance. She has a Bachelor of Arts with Honors from The College of Saint Scholastica in Psychology.

Debra Bruemmer

Debra Bruemmer is a Senior Manager at Mayo Clinic within the Office of Information Security. She is accountable for leading a team to deliver cybersecurity resiliency services in the areas of identify and access management, network segmentation, and secure asset baselines. These services enable Mayo Clinic to maintain safe patient care during  targeted or unintended cyber events by applying proactive and reactive defenses. Debra received her Bachelor of Science in Finance from Winona State University, a Masters in Business Administration from Cardinal Stritch University, and is CISSP certified.

Ayan Islam


Ayan Islam is the associate policy director for R Street’s Cybersecurity and Emerging Threats team. She supports the oversight and development of the Cybersecurity and Emerging Threats program, and provides subject matter expertise in public policy strategy development and implementation. She is also an adjunct lecturer at American University School of Public Affairs' Cybersecurity Policy and Management certificate program, and teaches the Cyber Threats and Security course.

Prior to R Street, she was the critical infrastructure portfolio lead at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).  In her role, she led a team of vulnerability analysts and penetration testers analyzing vulnerabilities and developing tailored mitigation recommendations to inform critical infrastructure stakeholders for enhanced organizational IT/OT security posture. She was also the CISA COVID Task Force Tier 0 project lead and Operation Warp Speed liaison at CISA, and a cybersecurity strategist for the Aviation Cyber Initiative (ACI).