The second event of our new #digitalhealthtech #webinar series with the Irish Medtech Association, and Connected Health Skillnet will explore the exciting topic of ‘Orthopaedics’.
Date: 5th May
Meet The Presenters
Dr Rory Murphy, MD, co-founder and CMO of Intelligent Implants, Ltd.. Dr Murphy is a board certified neurosurgeon at the Barrow Neurological Institute, the world’s largest neurological disease treatment and research institution, and is consistently ranked as one of the best neurosurgical training centres in the United States.
Dr Murphy is active in translational cervical spinal cord injury research. He is the site Principal Investigator for the Department of Defense Cervical Spinal Cord Injury Trial and previously served as a PI for the Missouri Spinal Cord Injury Research Program. He is
investigating new imaging techniques to predict recovery after spinal cord decompression for cervical myelopathy. His research has been published in Nature, Journal of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery, and Spine. He is an ambassador for Myelopathy.org.
Dr Murphy is a UCC graduate, completed his neurosurgery residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, which is affiliated with Washington University in St Louis, and a clinical fellowship at the University of California-San Francisco. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, AO Spine, the Congress of Neurosurgeons, and the AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves.
Robert Cohen, President of digital, robotics and engineering at Stryker. As president of Stryker’s Digital, Robotics, and Enabling Technologies organization, Robert is responsible for leading efforts that build, maintain, and elevate enterprise-wide capabilities and accelerate innovations that improve patient outcomes.
Robert has more than 35 years of experience in the medical device industry, spearheading orthopaedic innovations including advanced joint replacement and spinal implants and robotics. His extensive expertise helps to ensure the organization continues to expand Stryker’s capability indigital, robotics and enabling technologies.
Prior to his current role, Robert served in technical leadership roles for Implex Corp, Zimmer, Mako Surgical, and as Chief Technology Officer for Stryker’s Joint Replacement division. Robert has over 25 patents and speaks globally at medical education conferences. He also serves on numerous boards and is the Chair of the Board of Trustees of the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Robert received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, and masters’ degrees in both engineering management and mechanical engineering (specialization in biomechanics) from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Jamie Haggard, the CEO of Green Sun Medical, a company focused on connected, wearable therapy for scoliosis treatment of adolescents. He has led the fundraising and creative efforts as well as the technical direction of the company.
Previously, Jamie had a 20-year career of progressive roles starting as an orthopaedic device sales representative and eventually becoming Vice-President of Sales.
He has made significant contributions to start-ups and major corporations including Corelink, Biomet, Lanx, Globus, Synthes and Zimmer. He is also a founding member of the AdvaMed Center for Digital Health Executive Leadership Group.