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Disruptive innovation in healthcare

Want to know how innovative technology is making a difference to physiotherapy rehabilitation patients?

At our next Alumni Innovator Series event on Thursday 28 June 2018 at the John Curtin Gallery, Dr David Putrino, Director of Rehabilitation Innovation for the Mount Sinai Health System in New York will share his innovative solutions for individuals in need of better healthcare accessibility. He will also discuss the application of cutting edge technology such as Virtual Reality.

Dr Putrino's research has been featured in some of the world's top media outlets including ABC, the Wall Street Journal and Sport's Illustrated, and now he is in Australia to share his work with our Curtin alumni.

We hope you are able to attend this event and hear from a world leading researcher in disruptive innovation in healthcare.

Event details


Thursday 28 June 2018


6.00pm – Networking
6.15pm – Lecture
7.30pm – Networking
8.00pm – Event closes


John Curtin Gallery
Curtin University
Building 200A, Kent St, Bentley


$15 alumni
$20 guests
(Includes refreshments)

Please note that tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable


By Thursday 21 June 2018


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About the speaker

Dr David Putrino is the Director of Rehabilitation Innovation at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. Dr Putrino is a physiotherapist alumnus from the School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science at Curtin University and has completed a PhD in Neuroscience. He has presented in multiple TED talks and is the ‘Chief Mad Scientist’ of Not Impossible Labs, an organisation that aims to develop low-cost technology to improve the lives of the most vulnerable individuals on the planet.