Boston Scientific Day @ Georgia Tech

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Learn about the Boston Scientific Internship program as well as future trends in Digital Health, Neuromodulation and Structural Heart.



8:00-8:30 Continental Breakfast

8:30-9:00 Welcome and Petit Institute Overview
Robert Guldberg, Executive Director, Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering & Bioscience

9:00-9:30 GT/Emory Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering: A Student’s Perspective
Yogi Patel, Bioengineering Ph.D. candidate

9:30-10:00 Boston Scientific Company Overview
Randy Shiestl, VP R&D Global Technology

10:00-10:15 Break

10:15-11:00 Boston Scientific Internship Program – Rapid Fire Talks
Stacy Kromenhoek, Project Manager Global Technology

11:00-11:30  Job Search Strategies
Joe Furino, BSC Human Resources

11:30-1:00 Lunch and Student Showcase - GT students/ Petit Scholars

1:00-1:30 Digital Health: Connectivity of Devices to Physicians; The Opportunities and the Challenges
Mark Boden, Boston Scientific Corporate Research

1:30-1:45 The Interoperability, Integration and Innovation Lab
Margaret Wagner Dahl, Associate Vice President, Health IT, Georgia Tech

1:45-2:00 Medical Devices and Cybersecurity
Andrew Howard, Director Cyber Technology and Information Security Laboratory (CTISL)

2:00- 2:30 Neuromodulation – Past, Present and Future
Anne Pianca, Boston Scientific Neuromodulation R&D Director

2:30-2:45 Break

2:45 – 3:15 PM Exciting and Suppressing Neural Activity and Implications for Chronic Disease Management
Rob Butera, Professor Electrical & Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering 

3:15- 3:45 PM Structural Heart: Imagining 2025
Crystal Anderson-Cunanan, Boston Scientific Structural Heart R&D Director

3:45-4:15 The Georgia Tech Cardiovascular Mechanics Lab
Vrishank Raghav & Eric Pierce - Ajit Yoganathan lab


Boston Scientific Corporation is a worldwide developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices.

This is event will be hosted by the Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering & Bioscience at Georgia Tech.


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