About Us

Karsten Risch, MD, PhD, MPH

Karsten Risch, Chief Medical Officer at Havas Health, joined the BostonSight Board of Directors in 2017. With more than 30 years of experience working in the medical industry, he is currently the Secretary fo the Executive Committee of the Coalition for Healthcare Communications. Mr. Risch, who was born in Germany, holds multiple degrees from universities in Germany and France; additionally, he earned a Master in Public Health from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. 

Female patient at slitlamp

Creativity Unleashed

John's eyesight was compromised when he was stricken with ocular GVHD

Diagnosed with a rare form of lymphoma in 2002, John Cavaiuolo was given a few months to live.  But he wasn’t ready to give up. When offered the chance to join an experimental stem cell transplant program, he jumped.  Defying all odds, one year later he was cancer free.....read more