iGIANT®: Bringing Equity in Healthcare to the World Stage

As a non-English-speaking child transplanted to spend my formative years in rural Indiana, I was always keenly aware of what made me different. Not just in terms of my appearance, but also in terms of my personality. I didn’t conform to the gender boxes laid before me. I wanted to play sports with my brothers […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

UIC WISE visits MATTER for 3D Workshop

Press Release: Chicago, IL — VisMed•3D — MATTER Chicago hosted a workshop for UIC – WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) on March 18, 2016. CEO and Founder of VisMed•3D

Ms. Tech Mastermind Feb. 8th Event

Press Release: Chicago, IL — VisMed•3D — On Wednesday, Feb 8th, VisMed•3D’s CEO and Founder, Dima Elissa spoke at the Ms. Tech Mastermind event at 1871 Chicago. The events are described as: “meeting in coordination of knowledge and effort working to a definite purpose of changing the landscape for women in tech and business.” The mastermind speaker (Our very own, […]

VisMed•3D Announces Participation in Chicago Ideas Week 2015

Press Release: CHICAGO, IL — VisMed•3D — [su_vismed3d_logo] is excited to announce their participation in Chicago Ideas Week 2015 – October 12-18.  Chicago Ideas is a movement built on the belief that “when a broad spectrum of thinkers and instigators share ideas, we have the power to transform our world.”  The annual seven-day celebration of ideas, innovation, and community […]

VisMed•3D Announces Partnership with Galvanize Labs for K-12 “3D Printing Game”

  For Immediate Release: CHICAGO, IL — VisMed•3D — Today [su_vismed3d_logo] announced its newest partnership with Galvanize Labs, Inc. Galvanize Labs™ created a technology education platform that supports game-based learning. Taken Charge™ is the first in an educational gaming revolution that brings comprehensive technology education into a game-based learning environment. “The interactive and progressive gaming style of […]

@InnovatorInside “15 Chicago Entrepreneurs Who Risked It All”

CEO and Founder of VisMed•3D, Dima Elissa, is named by Northside Innovation Insider as one of Chicago’s fifteen Entrepreneurs who “risked it all.” The burgeoning 3D printing industry is one full of promise and yet presents its own challenges. Elissa’s biodesign and consulting startup company is at the forefront medical innovation. Click Here to read […]