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Developing Nations is an annual event presented by Johns Hopkins Technology Transfer and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Office of Research Administration. This event discusses commercialization pathways for public health technologies aimed at solving problems found in developing nations.
This year’s topic is Life Changing Innovations: Turning Ideas Into Products. Johns Hopkins researchers along with public, private, and government experts to will discuss commercialization efforts that facilitate the care of patients globally by bridging the gap between healthcare in developed nations and efforts in developing ones. Panel topics include:
Samantha Kleinberg, an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Stevens Institute of Technology, will present “Causal Inference from Uncertain Time Series Data,” from 10:45 to 11:55 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14 in Hackerman Hall B-17. Kleinberg will discuss how one of the key problems we face with the accumulation of massive datasets (such as electronic health records and stock market data) is the transformation of data to actionable knowledge.
Shark Tank is a one-of-a-kind event where industry experts pose stimulating questions to CBID MSE student teams about their MedTech projects. A mid-year design project showcase and reception will follow the challenging throw down. Two of last year’s projects were honored with the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA) BMEidea 2013 Awards.
Join more than 20 employers who are focused on hiring top-quality JHU engineers for a casual career fair: startup-style dress code, but please bring your resume! Current companies include Facebook, Google, Textron, ABS Consulting, Boston Scientific, Brawner Builders, Intuitive Surgical, Merck & Co., Mission Data, Tenable Network Security and more.
This is our flagship fair, and the only full-campus career fair at Homewood. Almost 100 employers attend, including Paypal, Accenture, Bloomberg R&D, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, National Institutes of Health, Maryland Public Television, T. Rowe Price, Walmart Ecommerce, CIA, Deloitte, National Security Agency and many more.
Beth Schrope, MD, PhD, will deliver the 2019 Ilene Busch-Vishniac Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 27.
Schrope, who is an associate professor of surgery at Columbia University Medical Center and an associate professor of clinical surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian, will detail an unlikely journey from Hopkins BME to Ivy League surgeon, with the purpose of demonstrating goal-directed living with the allowance for a more opportunistic approach to life and career.