David Resnick is an innovation manager at the Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation. In this role, David facilitates the development, testing, and implementation of new strategies to improve health care.
Prior to joining the center, David spent six years as a public elementary school educator in Madrid, Spain and New York working to improve academic and health outcomes for students in low-income communities. In Brooklyn, he served as a founding teacher of Uncommon Schools’ first all-girls school (and first Blue-Ribbon winner) where he helped design and teach curricula. He also developed a nationally recognized school wellness program during his tenure.
David then transitioned to working in the health industry. He co-founded a startup for healthy kids cooking called Planet Murple, where he worked with GSV Labs and Google Launchpad to pilot products and raised 20k in funding. He also simultaneously worked as a consultant at Kaiser Permanente where he designed patient resources for the region’s 4 million patients, including a 7 million dollar colorectal cancer screening campaign.
David earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Yale University. Later, he received his master’s degree in education from Hunter College and his master’s degree in public health from UC Berkeley.