Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Pediatric Technology Center

The Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Pediatric Technology Center brings clinical experts together with Georgia Tech scientists and engineers to develop technological solutions to problems in the health and care of children. The Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Pediatric Technology Center provides extraordinary opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration in pediatrics, creating breakthrough discoveries that often can only be found at the intersection of multiple disciplines. These collaborations also allow us to bring discoveries to the clinic and the bedside, thereby enhancing the lives of children and young adults.

From the clinical bedside to the home environment, implantable device to surgical robot, the way we practice and provide healthcare is changing. In general, the medicines or medical devices invented for adults cannot be effectively applied to children – kids have different bodies, biochemistries, and medical needs. Doctors are forced to adapt many devices, tools, and medicines originally created for the adult population to work, sometimes imperfectly, for kids. The Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Pediatric Technology Center is changing that – putting the pediatric patient first.

Below is more information about our areas of expertise, our leadership team, and an upcoming events calendar. To learn more about some of the previously- or currently-funded research, click on your area of interest. If you would like to learn more about ways to engage Georgia Tech in one of these or other research categories, click here.

  • Dr. M.G. Finn

    Chief Scientific Officer, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Pediatric Technology Center

  • Dr. Kevin Maher

    Medical Director, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Pediatric Technology Center

  • Sherry Farrugia

    Chief Operating and Strategy Officer, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Pediatric Technology Center

  • Leanne West

    Chief Innovation Officer, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Pediatric Technology Center

  • Sheri Russell

    Program and Operations Manager, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Pediatric Technology Center

  • Erin Henderson

    Research Projects and Grants Manager, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Pediatric Technology Center

  • Christopher Jackson

    Executive Assistant, Pediatric Technology Center

Ways2Engage

  • Imlay Innovation Fund

    The Imlay Innovation Fund is intended solely to support collaborative activities and pediatric innovation and discovery efforts between Georgia Tech and Children’s, focusing on practical steps that will lead to clinical impact as well as potential commercial opportunities.

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Upcoming Events

May
30
Thu
Coffee & Conversation Hour with Leanne West
Thu

Join Leanne West for a "Coffee & Conversation" hour with COPLA Graduate Students!

11 am - noon

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Florida Tech

Harris Commons 104

1st Floor East Conference Room

 

Jun
4
Tue
Blue Sky Group: Health Disparities
Tue

WHEN: Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 5:30 – 7pm EDT

WHERE: Morehouse School of Medicine - Hugh Gloster Building, Room 203 A/B

720 Westview Drive, SW, Atlanta, GA 30310

AUDIENCE: Faculty & Staff

Jun
8
Sat
2019 Southeastern Pediatric Research Conference
Sat

The Southeastern Pediatric Research Conference is the primary annual educational and networking event for the Pediatric Research Alliance.

Jun
24
Mon
5th Annual iCAN Research & Advocacy Summit
Mon

This event provides our youth members with an invaluable opportunity to learn from one another, and to network with leading professionals from around the globe.