Dr. Habash was named to the Ophthalmologist Power List for 2017, an honor recognizing the
top 50 rising stars in the world “who will lead ophthalmology over the next few decades and
shape its future.” Prior to that, she made Castle Connolly’s elite America’s Top Doctors list,
which represents the top 1% of physicians in the nation. She began a successful medical career
after the state’s Florida Society of Ophthalmology named her Young Ophthalmologist of the Year
“for demonstrating leadership, service, competence, and devotion to the highest ethical and
professional standards.” She was then asked to serve as Board Member then President of the
FSO, the governing body for all ophthalmologists in the state of Florida. As a fun aside, she was
the official eye surgeon for the UFC organization, providing surgical and trauma care for the
MMA fight champions. She is currently a faculty member at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.
Dr. Habash is also Chief Medical Officer of Everbridge and Co-Founder of HipaaChat. She was
listed by Becker’s Hospital Review as a Top Healthcare Entrepreneur to Know for 2016. As a
publicly-traded global leader in critical communications, Everbridge has integrated the secure
messaging and telemedicine capability of HipaaChat within its software. As Chief Medical
Officer, Dr. Habash provides strategic clinical insight for 1000+ healthcare systems, working
closely with Apple, Verizon, and Microsoft to deliver the future of medicine.