Health in Entrepreneurship Research Forum Agenda

Friday, Oct. 7, 2022

MATTER Chicago

Entrepreneurship Research Program: Research Sessions
Time Presentation Title Presenter(s)
8:30-8:45 a.m. Arrival, coffee, light breakfast and networking
Entrepreneurship Research Program: Research Sessions
8:45-9 a.m. Welcome, Introductions and Research Agenda Tim Michaelis, NIU
9-9:30 a.m. Physiological approaches to entrepreneurship research Marcus Wolfe, UNT
9:30-10 a.m. Eudaimonic well-being in entrepreneurship Ute Stephan, King’s College
10-10:30 a.m. Stress and well-being Mike Lerman, Iowa State
10:30-10:45 a.m. Break
10:45– 11:15 a.m. Sleep and entrepreneurship Jeff Gish, UCF
11:15-11:45 a.m. Entrepreneurial Passion and Health Chuck Murnieks, UMKC
11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Break and Lunch Provided
Panel Discussion: Research and Entrepreneurship Practice Focus
1-1:30 p.m. Addiction in Entrepreneurship Research April Spivack, HSE
1:30-2 p.m. New Perspectives on Entrepreneur Resilience Oana Brazei, UWO
2-2:20 p.m. Mental Health, Gender and COVID-19 Stehpen Zhang, U of Adelaide
2:20-2:45 p.m. A Prevention-Inducement Framework for Health and Well-being in Entrepreneurship Jon Carr, NC State
2:45-3 p.m. Break
3-4 p.m.

Entrepreneurs and Investors will share their personal perspective of health and well-being and how their own health has influenced their startup and changed over time.

Anthony Tako, Cleversafe
Shelly Rosen, DiversityBloom
Sabrina Rahman, Luxe Bloom
Ken Greisman, HPA

4-5 p.m.

Representatives from core organizations that support entrepreneurship will discuss their perspective on how health and well-being influence the successful creation of a new venture and the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Maija Renko, DePaul
Laura Lane, Sunshine Enterprises
Lindsay Mueller, WBDC
Scott Issen, Future Founnders

5 p.m. End
5-7 p.m. Social event, drinks and heavy hors d'oeuvres at Marshall's Landing - 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022

Coleman Entrepreneurship Center

Time Presentation Title Presenter(s)
8:30-9 a.m. Arrival, coffee, light breakfast, and networking Brief Discussion and Review of Prior Day Events Tim Michaelis, NIU
Entrepreneurship Research Program: Closed Door Sessions
9-9:15 a.m. Overview of the Coleman Center for Entrepreneurship Maija Renko and Bruce Leech
9:15-9:45 a.m. Center Overview and Research Program: · Founding Faculty Director, Kerry Murphy Healey Center for Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship Wiljeana Glover, Babson
9:45-11 a.m.

Breakout Groups - Round table research discussions

Groups by research topic will be created to discuss the following:

  • Theory, 10 mins
  • Data Collection, 10 mins
  • Methods Resources, 10 mins
  • Research Agennda, 15 mins
11 a.m.-noon


  • Setting a Research Agenda and Next Steps
  • Organizing Data Collection Resources
  • Organizing Methods Resources Health
  • Entrepreneurship Conference 2023 Next Steps (2023 AoM PDW, Health Special Issue)
Noon End
Afternoon Free time, travel home, lunch, explore Chicago!

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