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Wireless Health 2015 - Monitoring to Intervention: Actualizing Precision Medicine

The Annual Wireless Health Scientific Conference is hosted by the Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance, a member-based trade association based in San Diego and in conjunction with an Organizing Committee comprised of renowned research faculty and with support from sponsors and WLSA Members.

The Wireless Health Conference series convenes the vanguard international research communities in Wireless Health technology and medical research with the rapidly expanding Wireless Health product and service industry, government leadership and policy makers. This conference provides the highest profile academic and industrial research forum for the new field of Wireless Health.

This event attracts more than 200 attendees from across the world, representing leading academic institutions, government agencies, clinical groups, NGO’s and non-profit organizations, mobile operators/carriers, and device and technology vendors.

Visit the Wireless Health 2015 site for more information.

Call for Papers:

Now Open: Call for Papers, Abstracts & Demonstrations.

Due Date for All Submissions:  May 1, 2015
Decision Notification:  July 7, 2015
Conference Dates: October 14-16, 2015

Schedule at a Glance:

Pre-Conference Workshops: October 14, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Conference Sessions:
October 14, 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: Opening Keynote & Reception
October 15, 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.: Conference Sessions
October 16, 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Conference Sessions

Thank you for joining us at the 2014 Wireless Health Conference!

Please view the summaryslidesphotos and videos from the conference.

Past Keynote Speakers:

Bonnie Spring, PhD

Dr. Spring is Director of the Center for Behavior and Health and Professor of Preventive Medicine, Psychology, Psychiatry, and Public Health at Northwestern University. She is also Team Science Director and Co-Program Leader for Cancer Prevention at Northwestern. Her scientific interests focus on interventions to promote healthy lifestyle change, including the development and testing of technology supported treatments.

David Blumenthal, MD, MPP

Dr. Blumenthal is president of The Commonwealth Fund, a national philanthropy engaged in independent research on health and social policy issues. He is formerly the Samuel O. Thier Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Chief Health Information and Innovation Officer at Partners Healthcare System in Boston. From 2009 to 2011, he served as the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, with the charge to build an interoperable, private, and secure nationwide health information system.

Young Sohn

Young Sohn is president and chief strategy officer for Samsung Electronics. He leads development and implementation of the strategy behind the global innovation and future technology investment agenda for Samsung Electronics’ Device Solutions Group – a business that develops the fundamental, underlying technologies for a $188 billion enterprise employing more than 270,000 people in 79 countries.

Pedro P. Irazoqui, PhD

Dr. Irazoqui is director of Purdue's Center for Implantable Devices, associate head for research and associate professor in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, and associate professor of electrical and computer engineering. His group develops wireless implantable devices for various potential applications including monitoring and suppression of epileptic seizures; prosthesis control for injured military personnel; and, more.

John Lach, PhD

John Lach is Professor and Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Virginia (UVa). He has been the PI or co-PI on over 30 grants and has published over 100 refereed papers, including four Best Paper Awards. His primary research interests include wireless health, body sensor networks, embedded systems, and digital system design methodologies.

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