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MedtechWomen Announces Lisa Earnhardt as Recipient of 2019 Ferolyn Powell Leadership Award

Award Presented at Organization’s Ninth Annual MedtechVision Conference   MENLO PARK, Calif.— September 10, 2019 — MedtechWomen today announced that Lisa Earnhardt, executive vice president, medical devices, at Abbott, has been named the recipient of the fifth annual Ferolyn Powell Leadership Award at the organization’s MedtechVision 2019 conference. Established in 2015, the award recognizes a […]

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MedtechWomen Announces Surbhi Sarna as Recipient of Fourth Annual Ferolyn Powell Leadership Award

MENLO PARK, Calif. – MedtechWomen today announced that Surbhi Sarna, president and CEO of nVision Medical, a Boston Scientific company, has been named the recipient of the fourth annual Ferolyn Powell Leadership Award at the organization’s MedtechVision 2018 conference. Established in 2015, the award recognizes a leader who embodies persistence, passion, dedication to innovation and […]

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Thank You for Attending Fearless Leadership in Minneapolis

A combination of inspiring panelist advice and engaged audience participation created a thought-provoking discussion on fearless leadership. We heard from medtech leaders Karen Parkhill, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Medtronic, Inc; Jenny O’Brien, Chief Compliance Officer, UnitedHealthcare; Silvia Perez, Vice President and General Manager, 3M Drug Delivery Systems Division; and Alyssa Lawson, Attorney, […]

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K. Angela Macfarlane Announced as Recipient of Third Annual Ferolyn Powell Leadership Award

MedtechWomen today announced that K. Angela Macfarlane, managing member and CEO of ForSight Labs, has been named the recipient of the third annual Ferolyn Powell Leadership Award at the organization’s MedtechVision 2017 conference. Established in 2015, the award recognizes a leader who embodies persistence, passion, dedication to innovation and patients, and commitment to mentoring others […]

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Kim Popovits, Recipient of MedtechWomen’s 2016 Ferolyn Powell Award

We are very pleased to announce Kim Popovits as the winner of this year’s Ferolyn Powell award. Established in 2015 to honor the memory of Ferolyn Powell, a pioneer in the medtech industry and a mentor to entrepreneurs, MedtechWomen’s Ferolyn Powell award recognizes medtech leaders who embody persistence, passion, dedication to innovation and patients, and […]

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Carolyn Buck Luce: Evening Keynote at Medtech Vision 2015

Carolyn Buck Luce will wrap up MedtechVision 2015 with this year’s dinner keynote address. Carolyn Buck Luce is executive in residence at Center for Talent Innovation and senior managing director at Hewlett Consulting Partners, organizations committed to the full utilization of all talent. She is an adjunct Professor at Columbia University teaching “Women and Power”. […]

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Panel 1: Reaching the Female Healthcare Consumer

Women control 80% of the healthcare dollar, but are gender targeted marketing campaigns the best strategy? What are the pros and cons of various approaches to reaching the female consumer?   This panel will explore the opportunities and challenges of gender focused product development and marketing strategies with case examples from veteran marketing executives. Moderator: Leslie […]

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Panel 2: Women in Clinical Trials

Woman are notoriously underrepresented in numerous clinical trials, making gender based subset analysis difficult. As a result, the medical community cannot fully understand important differences in prevalence of disease and response to treatment as it relates to women population. This panel will provide context as to how and why this situation exists, elucidate current challenges […]

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Kim Popovits: CEO interview at Medtech Vision 2015

We are excited for a CEO interview with Kim Popovits, CEO, President & Chairman of Genomic Health at MedtechVision 2015 to learn about her professional journey. Kim is changing the paradigm of cancer care through genomic-based diagnostic tests for breast, colon and prostate cancers that address the overtreatment and optimal treatment of early-stage cancer. Prior […]

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Panel 3: Investment Opportunities in Women’s Health

This panel, consisting of entrepreneurs, investors and industry executives will discuss current and future investment opportunities in women’s health. At the end of the discussion, panelists will be presented with short case studies in which they will have the opportunity to comment and then YOU, the audience, will vote to determine which company should receive […]

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