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Research and Health Care Technologies Focus of HealthTech Connect Event

Join HealthTech Connect in Phoenix on Dec. 15 for a half-day program devoted to advances in health technologies.

Research and Health Care Technologies Focus of HealthTech Connect Event

What: HealthTech Connect Hybrid Program and Networking Event
When: Thursday, Dec. 15, Noon - 5:30 p.m.
Where: Phoenix Bioscience Core, Health Sciences Education Building, 435 N. 5th St., Phoenix, and online.
Register: https://events.trellis.arizona.edu/en/f44lNu67/healthtech-connect-december-15-2022-5a3U3n98JCz/overview

HealthTech Connect, an initiative of the University of Arizona Health Sciences, is partnering with the Center to Stream Healthcare in Place to present the latest in research successes and health care technologies during an interactive event Dec. 15 from noon to 5:30 p.m. at the Phoenix Bioscience Core and online.Kathleen Insel, PhD, RN, is interim dean of the UArizona College of Nursing and director of Innovations in Healthy Aging.

Registration is required for the free event that will feature a networking lunch and reception for in-person attendees.

The keynote speaker is Kathleen Insel, PhD, RN, interim dean of the UArizona College of Nursing and director of Innovations in Healthy Aging, whose research involves developing a mobile application to improve medication adherence in older adults. She will talk about advances in research and technology to support healthy aging, including the consideration of human factors in designing technology.

Aegis Consortium Director Janko Nikolich-Žugich, MD, PhD, Bowman Professor and head of the Department of Immunobiology in the College of Medicine – Tucson, will give a presentation on developing solutions to prevent future pandemics.Janko Nikolich-Žugich, MD, PhD, is director of the Aegis Consortium, and Bowman Professor and head of the Department of Immunobiology in the College of Medicine – Tucson.

In addition to the featured speakers, the event will include a panel discussion on using virtual reality and artificial intelligence in stress and health management and interactive exhibits.

HealthTech Connect, an initiative of UArizona Health Sciences, builds opportunities for the startup, corporate, higher education, health care, funding and economic development communities to advance Arizona’s cutting-edge innovations in health technology.

To register or view the full agenda, visit the event page online.