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Cambridge Public Health


Half-day symposium that brings together academic, industry & clinical experts to discuss how technology & systems can improve public health

As part of the Cambridge Festival 2023, Cambridge Public Health warmly invites all to attend a morning of talks on, Technology and Systems: What do they mean for public health?

This half-day event will present speakers with interests in technology and systems, who are committed to improving public health across the UK. It will explore the interface between these ideas and demonstrate their role in both policy and direct clinical care. 

Speakers include academics, clinicians, policy makers and industry representatives who work or collaborate within the Cambridge healthcare and research ecosystem.

Opening and introduction:

  • Dr Tom Bashford, Assistant Professor in Healthcare Systems, University of Cambridge Department of Engineering. 

Topics and speakers:

  • Systems Thinking and the NHS
    Dr Michelle Rigozzi, CAPE Policy Fellow
  • Digital as the Foundation of Integrated Care Delivery
    Mr Piyush Mahapatra, Director of Innovation, Open Medical
  • Bridging Theory to Practice in Health Systems Research
    Dr Laura Walker, Emergency Medicine Physician, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota USA
  • Delivery Model Innovation – Why we should spend more time working on the ‘how’
    Finn Stevenson, CEO, flok Health
  • Personalising Care: What do Wearables tell us?
    Dr Kirsten Rennie, Senior Research Associate, MRC Epidemiology Unit at the University of Cambridge
  • Monitoring Brain Metabolism with Light
    Dr Gemma Bale, Assistant Professor in Medical Therapeutics, University of Cambridge Department of Engineering. 



How to find us: Directions to the Department of Engineering on Trumpington Street are available here. Please report to the main reception at the Baker building where there will be signposts to Lecture Theatre 6.

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Friday, 24 March, 2023 - 09:00 to 12:30
Event location: 
Lecture Theatre 6, Department of Engineering Trumpington Street Cambridge CB2 1PZ