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Shriya Srinivasan (Former Co-Director , MIT Hacking Medicine)
Date: Thursday, February 13
Time: 10:45am - 12:15pm
Vault Recording: TBD
Despite the wealth of avenues facilitating interdisciplinary work, there exists a great separation between engineering and medicine. This hinders the development of clinically informed medical devices and solutions that can address pressing healthcare challenges. At MIT, we've developed a robust design thinking methodology to help local communities, small startups, large companies, and even governments overcome traditional silos between professions with a systematic thought process to conceptualize and implement biomedical innovations to solve healthcare problems. Through MIT Hacking Medicine, over the past 8 years, we have conducted large workshops and hackathons across the globe, resulting in over 50 companies, including PillPack! Topics covered include: