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SoPE Minneapolis Event: Medical Device Innovation - Pitfalls and Pearls

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Roseville Library

2180 Hamline Ave North

Roseville, MN 55113

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New care delivery and insurance models, innovative medical devices, remote monitoring and new concepts around patient engagement are all revolutionizing healthcare. Wondering how you innovate or how you move from concept to prototype to market?

Dr. William Durfee and Dr. Paul Iaizzo from the University of Minnesota and the upcoming Design of Medical Devices Conference will be walking us through the pitfalls and pearls of medical device innovation.

TIMED AGENDA
6:00pm - 6:30pm Networking and Introductions
6:30pm - 7:30pm Guest Speakers
7:30pm - 8:00pm Networking


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Dr. Paul Iaizzo
Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical School Integrative Biology and Physiology Carlson School of Management
Medtronic Professor, Visible Heart® Research Laboratory

Paul Iaizzo, PhD, is a professor of Surgery, Integrative Biology and Physiology, and the Carlson School of Management. He is also the Medtronic Professor and principal investigator for the Visible Heart® Research Laboratory which focuses on Translational Systems Physiology. He is a Distinguished University Teaching Professor, director for Education of the Lillehei Heart Institute, and director of the Malignant Hyperthermia Muscle Biopsy Center and past associate director for Education, Institute for Engineering in Medicine, among other positions. Some of Dr. Iaizzo’s research interests include medical device design, cardiac anatomy and physiology, thermoregulation, skeletal muscle pathophysiology, ischemia protection, and black bear hibernation physiology.


Dr. William Durfee
Professor and Director of Design Education, Department of Mechanical Engineering,University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA

William Durfee is Professor and Director of Design Education in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA. He received the A.B. degree in Engineering and Applied Physics from Harvard University and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His professional interests include design of medical devices, rehabilitation engineering, advanced orthotics, biomechanics and physiology of human muscle including electrical stimulation of muscle, product design and design education.

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