September 17, 2014 10:00am - 4:30pm with networking social to follow
Industry leaders, government partners, and academia researchers gather to discuss research and development of preventative and assistive care devices at the Symposium on Biomedical Technologies.
Colonel Donald Gajewski of the U.S. Army, serves as Director of the Center for the Intrepid (CFI) in San Antionio, TX. The CFI is a state-of-the-art rehabilitation center, specifically built to provide care for veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. According to The CFI website, their threefold mission is to "provide rehabilitation for [veterans] who have sustained amputation, burns, or functional limb loss, to provide education to DoD and Department of Veteran's Affairs professionals on cutting edge rehabilitation modalities, and to promote research in the fields of Orthopaedics, prosthetics and physical/occupational rehabilitation." As an oprthopedic surgeon who has been deployed twice, Colonel Gajewski is familiar with all aspects of Wounded Warrior care, and the medical needs they have.