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Thursday, October 8 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
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NanoFANS Fall 2020 Series Session 2 | Pediatric & Point of Care Technology at Georgia Tech

Pediatric & Point of Care Technology at Georgia Tech

Leanne West, MS | Chief Engineer of Pediatric Technology Georgia Institute of Technology

Abstract: The Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Pediatric Technology Center at Georgia Tech has been funding research in pediatrics since 2012. In 2018, a relationship was forged with Shriners Hospitals. This talk will focus on some of the technologies funded through these relationships, as well as other resources and funding opportunities available with pediatric partners, including information on the new NIH RADx Initiative, the Atlanta Center for Microsystems Engineered Point-of-Care Technologies (ACME POCT), and the AppHatchery services offered by the Georgia CTSA.

Bio: : Leanne West is a Principal Research Scientist and the Chief Engineer of Pediatric Technology at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Her research includes remote sensing, sensor development, and mobile health applications. She is also the President of the International Children’s Advisory Network, a non-profit that promotes the pediatric patient voice in healthcare, research, and innovation. She sits on the Boards of the Georgia Technology Authority and Hope for Henry, is on the executive leadership team of the International Society of Pediatric Innovation, and is a member of the External Technical Advisory Committee for the Pediatric Trial Network.

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