Derek O’Keeffe is a doctor and an engineer. He is currently Professor of Medical Device Technology at NUI Galway and a Consultant Physician at University Hospital Galway. He has previously worked with NASA as a flight surgeon on their NEEMO mission and has also put a biomedical experiment in orbit on the International Space Station to monitor astronaut health. He is fascinated by the potential of STEM to improve medical care and his TEDx talk will explore new paradigms of healthcare delivery. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.
We are delighted to announce a special opportunity to young investigators under the age of 40. A session dedicated to Young Investigators will be held during the 7th World CODHy Congress on April 11-13, 2019 in Sorrento, Italy.
Fifteen young investigators will be selected to present a controversial case and will receive complimentary registration to the Congress subject to the review of the Scientific Committee. The best five Young Investigators with the greatest impact will be awarded with a prize of €500.