Pediatrics@Georgia Tech

Pediatrics@GT presents

Pediatric Tech Talk Webinar

Pediatrics@GT presents quarterly Tech Talks on a variety of topics related to pediatric medicine. Join us and listen to what experts have to say.


The Promise and Challenges of Pediatric Neurotechnologies



Tune in to our upcoming webinar with Dr. Michelle C. LaPlaca as she discusses how the problem of concussion can affect overall health and how to make connections with other experts. This is perfect for faculty, clinicians, allied health professionals, and trainees who want to learn about the promise and challenges of pediatric neurotechnologies. Viewers can expect to learn about the current state of technologies available to aid in the diagnosis, monitoring, and prevention of concussion, unique challenges of assessing concussion in children, and future opportunities in pediatric medtech.

Dr. Michelle LaPlaca is a tenured Professor in the Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University, where she has spent the last 24 years. In 2022, Dr. LaPlaca also started a Research Biomedical Engineering position at the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. LaPlaca’s Ph.D. is in Bioengineering in neural injury biomechanics and her postdoctoral training was in the Neurosurgery Department both at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Georgia Tech Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, as well as a program faculty member in the Bioengineering graduate program at Georgia Tech and the Neuroscience graduate program at Emory.


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Upcoming Schedule


Past Webinars​

Social Media: Friend, Foe, or Both for Those Suffering From Mental Disorders?

With Dr. Elizabeth Mynatt, Dr. Jessica Pater, & Leanne West

How Can Innovations in AI be Used to Change the Way Healthcare in Pediatrics is Delivered?

With Dr. Ashok Goel & Leanne West

Using Nature's Nanoparticles: Viruses to Detect and Treat Disease

With Dr. M.G. Finn & Leanne West

Innovation in Pediatric Device Development

With Dr. Wilbur Lam & Leanne West

How GT “Born” Jackson Medical Used “Phase Zero” to Give Their Technology a Better Chance of Ending “Never Events” in the Operating Room

With Leanne West, James Raines & Kamil Makhneija

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