Northwestern Monthly Women’s Health Research Forum Presentation

As the week is wrapping up, I was reflecting on a talk I gave this past Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at Northwestern Medicine Prentice Women’s Hospital in Downtown Chicago. As the presenter for the Monthly Women’s Health Research Forum, I had the honor of presenting to a group of healthcare providers, researchers, and local community […]

Blockchain in Healthcare

“The Blockchain in Healthcare conference will enable healthcare professionals to understand how blockchain technology such as cryptocurrency, smart contracts, distributed databases, and public ledgers are, and will continue to transform their sector. We are not seeing start-ups focusing on blockchain – whilst existing technology businesses are integrating blockchain technology into their overall offerings – building […]

Interview with 3DHeals

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 […]

Chicago Hack Night: Sex, Gender, and Innovation Gaps in Data and Design for Healthcare

[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 […]

TEDx Talk: “One Size Doesn’t Fit All”

[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 […]

Northwestern Master of Science in Law Speaker Series

On March 16th of 2017, as part of the MSL Speaker Series, Dima Elissa and Neelum Aggarwal gave a talk on the adverse impacts of gender biases in biomedical research. To see the reflection of a MSL Student, Atefeh, visit https://sites.northwestern.edu/mslprogram/2017/04/24/msl-speaker-series-dima-elissa-and-neelum-aggarwal/

Speaking @St. Mary’s ND THRIVE: Engaging Women Conference

THRIVE: Engaging Women Conference to Be Held May 25, 2016 April 26, 2016 (Notre Dame, IN) — The Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative (WEI) at Saint Mary’s College is proud to present the 2nd annual “THRIVE: Engaging Women Conference” from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25 in the Student Center on campus. WEI, 1st […]

DePaul College of Law Symposia The New Frontier of Health Innovation: iGIANT® Presentation

Symposia The New Frontier of Health Innovation: Navigating the Regulatory Landscape March 15th, 2016 – DePaul Law Symposium – New Frontier of Health Innovation March 15, 2016 DePaul’s Journal of Health Care Law, the Jaharis Health Law Institute along with the Center for Intellectual Property (CIPLIT©), Law, and Technology, and the DePaul Journal of Art, Technology, and […]

SIM Women Executive Leadership Forum

May 5th, 2016 SIM Women Executive Leadership Forum Making the shift from having a great idea to actually bringing that idea to fruition is a daunting feat, but the shift from growing that start up organization to actually LEADING it can be even more of a challenge.  Our panel will discuss how to navigate the […]

3D Printing Best Practices Workshop @ MATTER Chicago

Upcoming Event: Chicago, IL — VisMed•3D — On March 30, 2016 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm, CEO and Founder of VisMed•3D, Dima Elissa will discuss how to begin the design process for digital manufacturing. She will include the specific challenges that arise and how they can be overcome. Join her in a unique lesson in […]