Enabling Healthy Aging with Advanced Technologies is a one-day event exploring the medical trends and innovations that are designed to support the aging population, with a specific focus on device and technology development. In a series of presentations and interactive panel discussions, representatives from the field of active aging, including medtech and gerontology, will address both the solutions and challenges for patients and healthcare providers. iHub Strategy Manager, Brian Mullen, along with other speakers will also provide insight into device and technology development occurring at local companies and medical institutions, and offer perspectives on the economics of this field.
About Brian Mullen, PhD
Brian Mullen is an entrepreneur, design engineer, and researcher with a passion for designing innovative medical products and assistive technologies. Brian holds a B.S.M.E., M.S.M.E and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Brian’s background covers many disciplines, from clinical research exploring the safety and effectiveness of treatments for people with mental illness to human centered design, universal design, design for commercial viability, and teaching new product development. Brian’s work has led to clinical publications, awards, and presentations in multiple fields as well as pending patents.