The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory presents:
National Health Symposium
March 5-6, 2019
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
11100 Johns Hopkins Road
Laurel, MD 20723
The symposium will focus on the translation of advances in research and development to the delivery of care in all settings. Bringing together leaders in research and operations, this program will explore the latest breakthroughs and identify practical approaches to overcoming barriers to engineer an envisioned future for health.
- Dr. Antony Rosen, vice dean for research, professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
- Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono, director of the Defense Health Agency
- Admiral Brett Giroir, assistant secretary for health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Panel sessions, lightning talks and exhibits will focus on three impact areas:
- Realizing the Promise of Health Sciences: highlighting the potential of recent scientific breakthroughs; identifying the obstacles to realizing these breakthroughs; and defining a research agenda that will achieve the impact despite the obstacles.
- Engineering the Future of Medicine: unfolding an engineered vision for the future of health; naming the obstacles to implementing well-engineered solutions; and creating a technology development and implementation agenda to realize the future.
- Delivering Health Everywhere: imagining a future where health can be protected in all environments; recognizing the unique challenges of delivering care to the home, in combat, and in the midst of a natural or man-made disaster; and highlighting innovations that have trans-formative potential in delivering high quality care everywhere.