Spark Curiosity

Spark Curiosity

  • Collaboration, interoperability, and scalability

If we want our ideas to live long and prosper, they must be shared generously. Do you know of any projects that involve multidisciplinary teams, that link with other systems, and that can be replicated successfully in different clinical sites?  If not, consider creating one!

Workshop #1:          Space Medicine

Keynote speaker:       Dr. Marc Ó Gríofa, NASA

Date:                            29th November 2017

Venue:                         Tyndall National Institute, Cork

Workshop Leader: Dr. Marc Ó Gríofa

                                                                                   Dr Marc

Dr. Marc Ó Gríofa MD (MB BCh BAO) PhD FAWM, received his medical degree from University College Dublin, his PhD in biomedical engineering from the University of Limerick and is also a Fellow of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine.  He is a chief medical/technology officer developing non-invasive medical technologies for operational and conventional medical application.

Marc is the principle investigator for Project CASPER (Cardiac Adapted Sleep Parameters Recorder), which was the first Irish experiment to fly onboard the Space Shuttle and International Space Station. He spent 3 years at Kennedy Space Center as part of the Aerospace Medicine and Biomedical Research departments and is a NOAA trained diving medical officer (DMO). He is an aquanaut and researcher on NASA’s Extreme Environments Mission Operations (NEEMO) Missions at the Aquarius Undersea Habitat.

Marc is currently a trauma and combat casualty care instructor for the Department of Defense and other US Government agencies instructing both physicians, medical personnel and Special Operations Forces (SOF) teams in joint tactical and medical care.

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