Dr. Corinna Lathan, CEO of AnthroTronix, Inc., will provide an evening keynote address to health and life sciences innovators, industry leaders, and investors from across North America during BioPort 2018, on November 7-8, at the Halifax Convention Centre. Dr. Lathan’s keynote address will explore the transformative impact of technology on life sciences companies and health care.
Dr. Lathan is a neuroscientist, engineer, and health technology entrepreneur. Her company has successfully developed an FDA-cleared mobile platform for healthcare providers to assess cognitive function. She has also developed robotics for kids with disabilities, virtual reality technology for the Space Station (NASA), and wearable sensors for training surgeons and soldiers. These human-technology innovations have been featured in Forbes and Time magazines and led to Dr. Lathan being named as MIT Technology Review Magazine’s ‘Top 100 World Innovators’.
Since 1999, Dr. Lathan has served as the founder, CEO, and Board Chair of AnthroTronix Inc., a biomedical engineering research and development company creating diverse human-centered products in digital health, wearable technology, robotics, and augmented reality. The company recently developed FDA-cleared, mobile digital health software platform DANA™. This work lead Dr. Lathan to be named ‘2017 Woman to Watch’ by Disruptive Women in Health Care.
Dr. Lathan is an advocate for STEM educational outreach programs and started her own in 1992 called Keys to Empowering Youth. She has also coached for the FIRST and VEX robotics program and advised the Smithsonian Institute’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation. Dr. Lathan sits on the boards of many innovative organizations such as the KID Museum Makerspace and Engineering World Health.
Dr. Lathan will be speaking at BioPort 2018, Nova Scotia’s premiere Health and Life Sciences event hosted by BioNova, on November 7th, at 6pm ADT at the Halifax Convention Centre.