The 7th Annual Engineering in Healthcare: Industry and Research Symposium

Posted: February 25, 2022

On February 18th - 19th, 2022, the 7th Annual Engineering in Healthcare: Industry and Research Symposium (EHIRS) took place virtually. EHIRS is organized and hosted by the Ohio State BMES Chapter, with the help of the Biomedical Engineering Grad Student Association and the Department of Biomedical Engineering. This year there were over 300 attendees, coming from over 20 BMES University Chapters, and 11 Company Sponsors. EHIRS was highlighted by keynote speakers Dr. Judson Englert, SVP of Clinical Research and Development at Cyteir Therapeutics, and Dr. Naomi Chesler, Director of the Edwards Lifesciences Foundation Cardiovascular Innovation and Research Center, which both took place on February 18, in addition to several industry panels, networking sessions. 

Grad student Ana Panic presenting poster at EHIRS
Grad student Ana Panic presenting her poster at  the 7th Annual EHIRS. 

On day two, EHIRS  held a special Stanford Biodesign Digital Health Workshop, headlined by Dr. Vishnu Ravi, Dr. Oliver Alami, Blynn Shideler, and Mihir Joshi. To wrap-up the event there was a Graduate Platform Research Presentation session and a General Poster Presentation session after the workshop.

Graduate Platform Presentation Winners

1.) Kylie Nairon

T2.) Srija Chakraborty

T2.) Louisa Mezache

General Platform Presentation Winners

1.) Jingru Che

2.) Basia Gabela-Zuniga

3.) Aneesh Zutshi 

Congratulations to the winners!