Event Schedule

Transforming Healthcare Through Engineering

  • NAE business meeting: May 2—4:30 p.m.— Union South, 1308 W. Dayton Street
    Room: Wisconsin Idea, 2nd Floor
  • Symposium: May 3—8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.—Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, H.F. DeLuca Forum


May 3 Symposium schedule

8 a.m.—Continental breakfast

8:30 a.m.—Welcome and introduction

Chancellor Rebecca Blank, University of WI-Madison
Dr. C.D. Mote, Jr., National Academy of Engineering
Professor Emeritus David Gustafson, College of Engineering, NAE Member

9 a.m.—Keynote talk: “Engineering Opportunities and Challenges in an Era of Data-Powered Health”

20160511-brennan-patricia_0Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD
Director, National Library of Medicine
Interim Associate Director for Data Science, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


10 a.m.—Break

10:15 a.m.—Session 1: Smart Connected Healthcare

Pascale Carayon, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Susan Sheridan, director of patient engagement, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (will address the patient journey)

• Alan S. Kaplan, CEO, UW Health (will address vision of healthcare)

Barbara Bowers, School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Alan S. Kaplan, CEO, UW Health
Susan Sheridan, director of patient engagement, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine

11:45 a.m.—Lunch

12:45 p.m.—Session 2: Integration of Imaging and Data

Brad Schwartz, Director, Morgridge Institute for Research

 Elizabeth Burnside, Deputy Executive Director, Institute for Clinical and Translational Research; Associate Dean in the School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison
     TitleImaging: A Powerful “Intermediate Phenotype” to Decipher Biomedical Big Data and Engineer New Healthcare Paradigms

• Kip Ludwig, Mayo Clinic Neural Engineering Lab; Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Title:  Imaging and Data Over the Next 20 Years: Skating Towards Where the Puck is Going

• Robert Nowak, Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
   Title:  A Brief History of Image Modeling

2:15 p.m.—Break

2:45 p.m.—Session 3: The Future—The Augmented and Connected Healthcare Experience 2050

William Murphy, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Charlie Alvarez, vice president North America, Foxconn Healthcare & Bioscience Business Group
   Title: The Hospital of the Future- Intelligent Healthcare Solutions

Blake Anson, global business director, Toxicology and Safety Pharmacology, Cellular Dynamics International Inc.-A FUJIFILM Company
   Title: Meeting the Challenges for 21st Century Healthcare: Industrializing Components of Regenerative Medicine

• David Beebe, professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
   Title: Personalized Medicine: Beyond Genomics to Patient-Specific Cell-Based Disease Modeling

• Doug Weber, Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh
   Title: Neurotechnologies for Monitoring Health and Treating Disease

4:15 p.m.—Wrap-up and final thoughts

4:30 p.m.—Poster Session and Reception