Dima Elissa is a serial techpreneur currently CEO and founder of VisMed-3D, a biomedical design and consulting firm that uses Al to design and visualize 3D printed body parts. Dima was selected by Chicago magazine as one of the top Women in Tech, Chicago lnno’s 50 on Fire, MakeItBetter’s Top Chicago Women in Science and […]
[su_youtube url=”https://youtu.be/utgpFx-LhkU”] Hindsight has it’s benefits. Today’s innovation and research communities are recognizing that the approaches to designing drugs devices and treatment have to change. They way most innovation have come to be excludes the personalized and individualized variables which play out differently based on sex and gender. If we truly want better outcomes in […]
[su_youtube url=”https://youtu.be/B-DF1tWp05c”] One size doesn’t fit all, personalizing medicine” considers the story of gender as an outlier in medical research and a call for change to those sitting at the healthcare table and represented in clinical, instrument and medical research. Dima Elissa shares her story as an outlier and “accidental entrepreneur” and how her experiences […]
On March 26th, 2017, YWCA Chicago’s 5th Annual New Look of Leadership Fashion Event spotlights some of Chicago’s top business leaders who, through their professional work and community impact, support racial equality and the advancement of women. Watch as these influencers help reinforce the YWCA’s mission while modeling some of the hottest trends in fashion. […]
As part of the MSL Speaker Series, Dima Elissa and Neelum Aggarwal, MD gave a talk on the adverse impacts of gender biases in biomedical research. To see the full story, visit https://sites.northwestern.edu/mslprogram/2017/04/24/msl-speaker-series-dima-elissa-and-neelum-aggarwal/.