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4th Speaker Confirmed for our Human Factors for Medical Devices Workshop next June!

December 12, 2017

On Thursday 7th June 2018 at our Human Factors for Medical Devices Workshop, Dr Mary Beth Privitera will be hosting a presentation intended to describe AAMI’s current thinking on Human Factors as well as how updates currently being made to HE75 are anticipated to impact working practices.  

 

Dr. Mary Beth Privitera, M.Design, FIDSA, is internationally known as an expert in medical product design, specifically in the area of applied human factors. She is a principal at HS-Design, responsible for human factors and research. Additionally, she serves as faculty and co-chair of the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation’s Human Engineering Committee.

 

Dr. Mary Beth Privitera also holds an appointment as Associate Professor at the University of Cincinnati’s Department of Biomedical Engineering and works collaboratively with the Colleges of Medicine, Engineering, and Design. She is currently the Co-Founder and Director of the Medical Device Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program. Her previous academic appointments include industrial design and several years in the Department of Emergency Medicine.

 

She has worked on devices which are intended for use in orthopedic surgery, trauma, neuro-critical care, drug delivery devices, anesthesia, diabetic care, endovascular neurosurgery, cardiology, general surgery, vascular surgery, wound healing, temperature management, and central access devices.

 

Mary Beth’s session will also include a panel discussion with delegates, so there will be plenty of time to ask questions. For more information on Mary Beth’s session please see her speaker bio below.

 

Who, Where and Why?

 

Our 2018 workshop event will be aimed at individuals working within medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, and healthcare start-ups. Our goal is to host an interactive event where practitioners can meet, network and share experiences. The workshop will be held over the course of 1 day. The day will be made up of short presentations, discussions, and workshops aimed at providing experts with a number of opportunities and platforms to get their questions answered.

 

Interested in attending?

 

You must register for this event by the 22nd December 2017 to be eligible for early bird discounts please register your interest by contacting info@humanfactorscentre.co.uk.  No payment information is needed, just let us know your name, contact details and how many places you are interested in. We will then add you to our pre-workshop mailing list and email you when tickets are available and the event line-up and more speakers have been announced.

 

 

 

 

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