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for the next
"From the Innovator’s Workbench"
Featuring: Michael F. Mahoney, Chairman & CEO, Boston Scientific
Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Time: 5:30 -7:00 pm
Location: Berg Hall, Li Ka Shing Center, 291 Campus Drive, Stanford
Register: Stanford Ticket Office
General admission $50, fee waived for Stanford students, staff, and faculty
Stanford Biodesign launched the From the Innovator’s Workbench speaker’s series in 2003 to enable the Stanford Biodesign community and the public to learn from the greatest health technology innovators of our time. At this event, Mr. Mahoney will discuss challenges and opportunities in today’s health technology environment.
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