April 25, 2018 First USC mHealth Symposium
EventsThe USC mHealth Collaboratory Presents: Inaugural Mobile/Connected Health Symposium is April 25, 2018. Featured Speakers Include: Wendy Nilsen, PhD Director for the Smart & Connected Health Program at The National Science Foundation, Dr. Sajjad Yacoob, MD Chief Medical Director, Ambulatory Services at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and Skip Rizzo, PhD from USC’s Institute of Creative Technologies. DETAILS here.
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