Dr. Robert Chang is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Stanford University School of Medicine since 2009. He is the co-inventor of the PAXOS Scope smartphone adapter to take pictures of the eye, which was licensed to Digisight Technologies. He completed the Stanford Biodesign Faculty Fellow program and has led multiple Stanford-China, Hong Kong, and Brazil Hackathons to teach the process of medtech/digital health innovation. In 2016, his consumer health wearable startup was awarded the Robert Howard Next Step Award from Lunar and a Spectrum Medtech grant. Besides exemplifying physician innovation and entrepreneurship, Dr. Chang is a full-time glaucoma and cataract surgeon and early adopter of cutting edge diagnostic and surgical technologies.
Ravi Pamnani, is a co-founder of Hilab, an initiative to expand medical technology innovation education. He previously led market development efforts at Transcend Medical, a venture-backed medical device startup focused on innovative therapies for glaucoma (recently acquired by Novartis Alcon). He was previously an associate at ExploraMed a medical device incubator, and a Senior R&D Engineer for Guidant's Cardiac Surgery division (acquired by MAQUET Cardiovascular in 2008).
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