2023 Symposium

ABOUT

Thank you for joining us for the 7th Annual Johns Hopkins Research Symposium on Engineering in Healthcare, “Proactive Engineering for Safety, Quality, and Equity in Healthcare,” at the Johns Hopkins Medical Campus in Baltimore, Maryland.

Given the recent challenges faced by clinicians, especially with the inundation of COVID, AI, and other emerging technologies, this symposium highlighted the current state of proactive approaches to engineering within healthcare that lead to improved quality, safety, and equity for patients. Industry experts, researchers, and practitioners gathered to explore the latest advancements, share insights, and foster collaborations to drive transformative change in patient-focused healthcare.

Interactive lunch session

Attendees will have opportunities to learn and collaborate with peers in an interactive lunch.

Expert panels

Hear from thought leaders from academia and industry during our panel discussions.

Networking reception

Catch up with peers and build new connections in the healthcare engineering field.

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Dr. José L. Zayas-Castro

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“The Journey Since the Quality Chasm: Some Context, Excerpts, and Realities

Dr. José L. Zayas-Castro is a professor in the Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. Since his arrival at USF in 2002, he has served as a department chair, as an associate dean for research, and most recently as executive associate dean of the College of Engineering, as well in various leadership positions at the USF Nault Center for Entrepreneurship. Previously, he was a professor and a co-director of the diversity in engineering program at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri. He began his faculty career at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, where he led activities in manufacturing, innovation, and academic and research affairs.

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SPEAKERS

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Alexis Battle

Director of the Johns Hopkins
Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare

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Ed Schlesinger

Benjamin T. Rome Dean of the Johns Hopkins
Whiting School of Engineering

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Ted DeWeese

Interim Dean of the Medical Faculty
and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine

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Chien-Ming Huang

John C. Malone Assistant Professor
of Computer Science,
Whiting School of Engineering

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Junxin Li

Associate Professor,
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

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Greg Osgood

Chief of Orthopaedic Trauma
and Associate Professor
of Orthopaedic Surgery,
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

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Mathias Unberath

Assistant Professor
of Computer Science,
Whiting School of Engineering

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Yvonne Commodore-Mensah

Associate Professor,
School of Nursing and Johns Hopkins
Bloomberg School of Public Health

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Seth Martin

Professor of Medicine
in the Division of Cardiology
and Director of the Center
for Mobile Technologies to Achieve
Equity in Cardiovascular Health,
School of Medicine

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Kelly Gleason

Assistant Professor,
School of Nursing

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Ali Tehrani

Assistant Professor of Neurology,
School of Medicine

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Ellen S. Deutsch

Pediatric Otolaryngologist,
Simulationist,
and Patient Safety Expert

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Matthew Stewart

Associate Professor
of Otolaryngology
– Head and Neck Surgery,
School of Medicine

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Kimia Ghobadi

John C. Malone Assistant Professor
of Civil and Systems Engineering,
Whiting School of Engineering

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Jeremiah Hinson

Associate Professor
and Associate Director of Research
in the Department
of Emergency Medicine,
School of Medicine

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Andrew Menard

Executive Director for Radiology
Strategy and Innovation,
Johns Hopkins Health System

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Mark Dredze

John C. Malone Professor
of Computer Science,
Whiting School of Engineering

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Emma Pierson

Assistant Professor
of Computer Science,
Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute

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Tanjala Purnell

Associate Professor
of Epidemiology and Surgery,
Bloomberg School of Public Health

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AGENDA

VENUE

Chevy Chase Auditorium
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Johns Hopkins Medical Campus

1800 Orleans St.
Baltimore, MD 21287