Archives mensuelles : avril 2018

Café des Sciences #90: « Résoudre l’accès aux services de santé dans les économies émergentes »

Invité: Dr. Jacques Kpodonu

Chirurgien cardiovasculaire et professeur à Harvard Medical School


Mercredi 25 avril de 18h a 20h


MIT Room 4-270, Building 4, 182 Memorial Drive (Rear), Cambridge MA




Notre Invité:

Dr. Kpodonu is a cardiovascular surgeon, visionary clinician/scientist and lead author/editor of 4 medical textbook. His current interests include innovations in cardiac surgery, global health innovation, precision medicine, digital health technology, biomedical innovation ,hybrid operating room design and constructions and global surgical capacity building .

Dr. Kpodonu has held various leadership positions including recently as surgical director of Hybrid cardiac surgery program at the Jeffrey Milton Heart and Vascular Institute of Hoag Hospital Newport Beach, CA and clinical associate professorship of surgery at the University of California Irvine (UCI). He was involved in fund raising activities with over$40million raised during his tenure including being the lead in development and construction of a $6.7 million advanced cardiac hybrid operating room currently touted as one of the most complex and advanced robotic hybrid operating rooms in the world.

Dr. Kpodonu is an active member of the American Society of cardio-thoracic Surgeons and the Society of Vascular Surgeons. He is a member of the division of cardiac surgery at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and holds a faculty position at the Harvard Medical School.

Pitch de startups:

Avant l’intervention du Dr. Kpodonu, vous pourrez écouter les pitchs de 4 startups françaises dans les technologies médicales, sélectionnées pour participer à un programme d’immersion d’une semaine à Boston:




18h: Accueil & Mot de bienvenue
18h15: Pitchs de 4 startups (3min de pitch et 1min de questions-réponses)
18h30: Présentation du Dr. Kpodonu
19h: Questions-Réponses
19h15: Réseautage