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Ted Smith, PhD


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Ted is the Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicologyhas been appointedDirector of the Center for Healthy Air, Water and Soilin the UofL Envirome Institute. Prior to this Ted was the CEO of Revon Systems, a digital health start-up. Previous to that Ted was the Chief Innovation Officer for the City of Louisville, KY. In that capacity, he created the largest real-time asthma monitoring project in conjunction with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Propeller Health. Ted was also an early member of the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) of Health IT as the US Department of Health and Human Services where he focused on the DC-to-VC and Health Datapalooza programs with Aneesh Chopra (US CTO) and Todd Park HHS CTO). Ted co-founded MedTrackAlert in 2007 which was acquired by Remedy Health in 2009. Ted was the general manager of CNET’s B2B brands and was a founding board member of NASA’s National Space Biomedical Research Institute Industry Board. Ted holds a bachelor’s degree in biology and psychology from Allegheny College and an MA and PhD in cognitive neuroscience from Miami University (Ohio). Ted’s completed his post-doctoral studies at MIT.