Tune in to our upcoming webinar with Dr. Michelle C. LaPlaca as she discusses how the problem of concussion can affect overall health and how to make connections with other experts. This is perfect for faculty, clinicians, allied health professionals, and trainees who want to learn about the promise and challenges of pediatric neurotechnologies. Viewers can expect to learn about the current state of technologies available to aid in the diagnosis, monitoring, and prevention of concussion, unique challenges of assessing concussion in children, and future opportunities in pediatric medtech.
Dr. Michelle LaPlaca is a tenured Professor in the Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University, where she has spent the last 24 years. In 2022, Dr. LaPlaca also started a Research Biomedical Engineering position at the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. LaPlaca’s Ph.D. is in Bioengineering in neural injury biomechanics and her postdoctoral training was in the Neurosurgery Department both at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Georgia Tech Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, as well as a program faculty member in the Bioengineering graduate program at Georgia Tech and the Neuroscience graduate program at Emory.