On Wednesday, August 8, the #mHealth chat will feature special guest Dr. Eric Topol, director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute and author of The Creative Destruction of Medicine: How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Healthcare. Last week, we reviewed his book on iMedicalApps.

Dr. Topol is a prominent cardiologist and geneticist.  He attended medical school at the University of Rochester and completed his Internal Medicine residency at the University of California, San Francisco, followed by a cardiology fellowship at Johns Hopkins.

He is also a co-founder of the West Wireless Health Institute. He recently authored a bookThe Creative Destruction of Medicine: How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Healthcare.  Modern Healthcare has named him #1 Most Influential Physician Executive in Healthcare, 2012.

Currently, he is the director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute, the Chief Academic Officer for Scripps Health, and a Professor of Translational Genomics at the Scripps Research Institute.

Don’t miss what promises to be one of the most exciting mHealth chats yet! Join us this Wednesday, August 8, at 9pm ET on Twitter!