EVENT: Advances in Digital Medicine with George Savage

Advances in Digital Medicine with George Savage

George Savage is a co-founder of Proteus Digital Health (formerly Proteus Biomedical). He is also a managing member of Spring Ridge Ventures. From 1994-1999, Savage co-founded FemRx and served as a director and senior vice president of research and development during which time FemRx completed an IPO and was subsequently acquired by Johnson & Johnson. Previously, Savage co-founded CardioRhythm and served as a director and vice president of clinical and regulatory affairs during which time CardioRhythm was acquired by Medtronic.

He practiced medicine from 1985 to 1992, specializing in trauma and emergency medicine. Savage holds a Bachelor of Science (Magna Cum Laude, Tau Beta Pi) in biomedical engineering from Boston University, and an MD from Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed postgraduate training in general surgery at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He has an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Free and open to the public. Register by the Monday before the talk for a free lunch at UC Berkeley. The CITRIS Research Exchange Seminar Series is a weekly dialogue highlighting leading voices on societal-scale research issues. Each one-hour seminar starts at 12pm Pacific time and is hosted live in the Banatao Auditorium at Sutardja Dai Hall on the UC Berkeley campus (*unless otherwise noted). The complete schedule for the fall is at http://citris-uc.org/fall-2015-citris-research-exchange-seminar-series/

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UC Merced, SE 2 302
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 12:00pm