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Health in Translation 2020

Bouve

Health In Translation event, panelists answer questions from audience— Bouvé College of Health Sciences

Health in Translation 2020

Dean Carmen Sceppa invited researchers from across Northeastern to step in, brainstorm possible collaborations, and discover innovative translational opportunities in human health, technology and data. The inaugural Health in Translation event kicked off with a panel of Bouvé College of Health Sciences clinical faculty providing a rare view of their work in the field and exposing some of the most vexing challenges facing healthcare.

We wish to extend our thanks to the more than 130 people from across Northeastern  who attended to make this event a great success, opening up interprofessional and interdisiplinary collaboration and dialogue. Bouvé College of Health Sciences hopes to make this an annual event that will spark thoughtful collaboration and innovation around healthcare across the university.

Health in Translation 2020

Dean Carmen Sceppa invited researchers from across Northeastern to step in, brainstorm possible collaborations, and discover innovative translational opportunities in human health, technology and data. The inaugural Health in Translation event kicked off with a panel of Bouvé College of Health Sciences clinical faculty providing a rare view of their work in the field and exposing some of the most vexing challenges facing healthcare.

We wish to extend our thanks to the more than 130 people from across Northeastern  who attended to make this event a great success, opening up interprofessional and interdisiplinary collaboration and dialogue. Bouvé College of Health Sciences hopes to make this an annual event that will spark thoughtful collaboration and innovation around healthcare across the university.

This is where the proverbial rubber hits the road. — HiT 2020

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Speakers

Head shot of Jeffrey B. Cooper, Ph.D. Professor of Anesthesia Harvard Medical School & Massachusetts General Hospital

Keynote Speaker

Jeffrey B. Cooper, Ph.D.
Professor of Anesthesia
Harvard Medical School
& Massachusetts General Hospital

Jeffrey B. Cooper, Ph.D. is Professor of Anaesthesia at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. He is the founder, Executive Director Emeritus and Senior Fellow of the Center for Medical Simulation, which is dedicated to the use of simulation in healthcare to improve the process of education and training and to avoid risk to patients.

Dr. Cooper received his BS in Chemical Engineering and MS in Biomedical Engineering from Drexel University and the PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Missouri. He did landmark research in medical errors in the 1970’s and is considered to be one of the pioneers in what is now called patient safety. He led the team that developed one of the first microprocessor based medical devices, a human-factors and safety focused anesthesia system. He was Director of Biomedical Engineering at the Massachusetts General Hospital for ten years and Director of Biomedical Engineering of the Partners Healthcare System for fourteen years. He is a co-founder of the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF), the first organization aimed solely at patient safety. He is author or co-author of over 140 peer reviewed articles and book chapters.

Dr. Cooper has been awarded several honors for his work in clinical engineering and in patient safety, including the 2003 John M. Eisenberg Award for Lifetime Achievement in Patient Safety from the National Quality Forum and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and the 2004 Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Academy of Clinical Engineering. The Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care of the MGH established the Jeffrey B. Cooper Patient Safety award in his honor. He received the Distinguished Service Award of the American Society of Anesthesiologists in 2013, the only non-MD to receive the honor. In 2014, he was awarded the JS Gravenstein Award for lifetime achievement by the Society for Technology in Anesthesia and named one of the first two members for the Hall of Fame of American College of Clinical Engineering and is among the inaugural fellows of the Academy of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. A life-long learner and seeker, Dr. Cooper is an amateur equestrian, loves to work at Argentinian tango with his wife and is currently studying Mandarin.

Head shot of Carla E. Brodley Dean Khoury College of Computer Sciences, Northeastern University

Moderator

Carla E. Brodley
Dean
Khoury College of Computer Sciences
Northeastern University

Carla E. Brodley is the Dean of the Khoury College of Computer Sciences at Northeastern University. Prior to joining Northeastern, she was a professor of the Department of Computer Science and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Tufts University (2004-2014). Before joining Tufts she was on the faculty of the School of Electrical Engineering at Purdue University (1994-2004).

A Fellow of the ACM and the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), Dean Brodley’s interdisciplinary machine learning research led to advances not only in computer and information science, but in many other areas including remote sensing, neuroscience, digital libraries, astrophysics, content-based image retrieval of medical images, computational biology, chemistry, evidence-based medicine, and predictive medicine.

Dean Brodley’s numerous leadership positions in computer science as well as her chosen research fields of machine learning and data mining include serving as program co-chair of ICML, co-chair of AAAI, and serving as associate editor of the Journal of AI Research, and the Journal of Machine Learning Research. She has previously served on the Defense Science Study Group, the board of the International Machine Learning Society, the AAAI Council, the executive committee of the Northeast Big Data Hub, and DARPA’s Information Science and Technology (ISAT) Board. She is currently serving on the CRA Board of Directors, as a member-at-large of the section on Information, Computing, and Communication of AAAS, and as a member of the advisory committee for the NSF’s Directorate of Computer and Information Science and Engineering.

Head shot of professor Steve Clark

Panelist

Steve Clark
PT, DPT’12, SCS, ATC, MS, CSCS
Assistant Clinical Professor, Physical Therapy, Movement, & Rehabilitation Sciences
Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University

Dr. Clark has been assistant clinical professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, Movement, and Rehabilitation Sciences since joining Bouve College in 2016. In addition he is also the Rehabilitation Director for the Sports Performance Department, serving as part of a multidisciplinary team of medical and performance professionals. Within these roles Clark strives to improve the quality of care of athletes and educational experiences of students through collaborative efforts.

Dr. Clark mentors physical therapy residents through the MGH/NU Sports Clinical Residency Program and directs the PTMRS’ Sports Performance Concentration which immerses physical therapy students in sports medicine didactic and experiential learning opportunities within NU athletics. A Northeastern alumni, Clark is a licensed athletic trainer and physical therapist, Board-Certified Sports Physical Therapy Specialist, and has 20 years of experience in athletic medicine and outpatient orthopedics. Professional interests include collaborative sports medicine care, injury prevalence and prevention in student-athletes.

Head shot of Alycia Markowski

Panelist

Alycia Markowski
DPT, MPhyS(manip), FAAOMPT, OCS, Cert MS
Certified Orthopedic Specialist

Dr. Markowski is a certified orthopedic specialist, certificate in diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound and a fellow of the American Academy of Manual Physical Therapists. She earned her BSPT and tDPT at Northeastern University, Boston, MA, earned a Masters in Manipulative Physiotherapy at University of Queensland, Australia.

Presently a Clinical Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences at Northeastern University, she is a primary instructor for entry level and advanced musculoskeletal courses and Diagnostic Imaging. Alycia is also on faculty for Northeastern College of Professional Studies. Her research focuses on the role of wellness in PT and the scholarship of teaching and learning to include ultrasound imaging and evidence informed practice resulting in multiple international and national presentations and publications.

Dr. Markowski serves her community and is active in her professional organizations. Alycia is on the board of directors for Heroes in Transition a non-for-profit that supports veterans and families. She encourages students to join her as she coordinates and volunteers medical care for Ruck4HIT Cape Cod and massage for the Pan Mass Challenge.

Head shot of Dr. Shan Mohammed

Panelist

Shan Mohammed
MD, MPH, FAAFP
Clinical Professor, Health Sciences
Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University

Dr. Shan Mohammed is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Health Sciences. He is the founding director of the Master of Public Health Program in Urban Health and from 2007-2017 oversaw the program in areas of educational policy development, curricular design, public health workforce development and recruitment/outreach to public health professionals. He currently serves as the Chair of the Education Advisory Committee with the Association of Schools and Programs in Public Health and oversees four national working groups on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

Dr. Mohammed is a board-certified family medicine physician and a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Mohammed completed a three-year Robert Wood Johnson Foundation “Developing Leadership in Reducing Substance Abuse” prior to arriving at Northeastern University.

Head shot of Alyssa Peckham

Panelist

Alyssa M. Peckham
PharmD, BCPP1,2
Assistant Clinical Professor, Pharmacy
Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University

Dr. Alyssa Peckham is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy at Northeastern University and a Substance Use Disorders Advanced Practice Pharmacist at Mass General. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Rhode Island, completed two years of post-graduate residency training at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System in West Haven, CT where she specialized in psychiatry and addiction, and she holds board certification in psychiatric pharmacy.

Her collaborative practice is in the Bridge Clinic at Mass General which is a transitional addiction clinic that works to stabilize patients with substance use disorders and move them into long-term, community-based treatment. Dr. Peckham has given local, regional, and national talks regarding addiction pharmacotherapy, harm reduction, and destigmatization. Her research focuses on misuse and overuse of prescription medication and illicit substances, with recent publications examining the epidemiology, economics, and policy implications of gabapentin misuse in concert with opioids.

Head shot of Lynn Reede, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Panelist

Lynn Reede
DNP, MBA, CRNA, FNAP
Associate Clinical Professor, Nursing
Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University

Dr. Reede joined the Northeastern University, Bouve School of Nursing, Nurse Anesthesia Program as an associate clinical professor in May 2019. Dr. Reede’s practice, leadership and professional experience has shaped her focus on optimal patient experience and outcomes and care process safety through a comprehensive interprofessional systems approach. By influencing policy formation and implementation at the national, state and local level, healthcare providers and leaders create, implement and continuously improve the patient’s engagement to optimize their own safety.

Dr. Reede is a Fellow of the National Academies of Practice to learn and network with 14 professions to promote interprofessional learning and practice that improves patient outcomes. She currently serves with the Boards of Directors of the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation, American Society for Enhanced Recovery and the Massachusetts Association of Nurse Anesthetists. She is a member of the National Quality Forum standing Surgery Committee and Emergency Manual Implementation Collaborative Steering Committee.

Question or Enquiries

For more information about this event please contact:

Laurie Bishop
Program Manager
Health Science Entrepreneurship

Resources

Digital Posters