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PGSC Professional Development Seminar
Opportunities in Entrepreneurship and Medicine with a Physics PhD
Date: Monday, April 15th
Time: 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Place: B343 Sterling Hall
Speaker: Rock Mackie, PhD, Chief Innovation Officer, UW Health
Abstract: After getting his physics PhD, Rock Mackie has gone on to develop novel radiation therapy treatment, inventing the helical tomotherapy concept. He is the founder and Chairman of TomoTherapy, a company in Madison, WI, as well as the leader of the UW Health Innovation Initiative. He will join us Monday to meet with physics graduate students to discuss careers in medical physics and physics entrepreneurship. Pizza will be provided first-come first-serve at 1pm. He will give a presentation at 1:30pm, followed by a Question and Answer session at 3pm.
Host: Neil Campbell, Graduate Student
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