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About Canopy Healthtech

The Who, What, and Where of Canopy Healthtech

Canopy Healthtech

Canopy Healthtech is a collaboration among the University of Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences CenterOklahoma State University, and the University of Tulsa, which are all committed to developing a virtual healthtech innovation niche in Oklahoma. The idea for Canopy was conceptualized by Tulsa Innovation Labs, and our programs are philanthropically sponsored through the George Kaiser Family Foundation and housed within the University Oklahoma Price College of Business Tom Love Innovation Hub. Canopy staff and supported spinouts operate out of 36 N Incubator in the heart of downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma. 

Executive Director

Rachel Lane PhD, RD is the founding executive director for Canopy Healthtech. She draws on her own experiences as a clinician, basic scientist, and entrepreneur to help academic innovators make the leap from thinker to doer. Dr. Lane is a senior staff member in the Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma. 

Canopy Executive Director Dr. Rachel Lane

Oversight Committee

Experts who guide the success of Canopy and Oklahoma virtual healthtech innovators


Tré Baker

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Managing Director



Lawrence Ganti

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Jennifer Clark, MD

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Physician and Healthcare Delivery Scientist


John Hanak

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Chief Innovation and Corporate Officer

The University of Oklahoma

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Shawna Khouri

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Director, Virtual Health

Tulsa Innovation Labs


Bill Lawson, PhD

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Director of Technology Commercialization

The University of Tulsa

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Jeff McIntyre, JD

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Patent Attorney and Partner

Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP

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Ryan Morley

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Spring Tide

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Allyson Plosko

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Tyler Pearson

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Vice President

Apis Holdings

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Jessica Nadler, PhD

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Managing Director


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Daniel Will

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Executive Director of Cowboy Technologies

Oklahoma State University Research Foundation

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