Dr. Eric Topol, global leader on wireless medicine, visits University of Calgary on Oct. 1

topolposter2As recipient of the 2012 Libin/AHFMR Prize For Excellence in Cardiovascular Research, cardiologist and author Dr. Eric Topol will visit the University of Calgary on October 1, 2013 for a thought-provoking free public lecture on “Medicine’s Gutenberg: The Consumer-Driven Healthcare Revolution.” Topol will share his insights on how mobile, wireless technology can create better, smarter, preventative healthcare and demonstrate, firsthand, some of these innovative devices at work.

Please join the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta as it welcomes the leading geneticist and cardiologist and Director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute in California. He is one of the top 10 most-cited researchers in medicine and author of The Creative Destruction of Medicine: How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Health Care. GQ magazine also named him one of the 12 Rock Stars of Science.

Reserve your free tickets at libinahfmr.eventbrite.com


“Medicine’s Gutenberg: The Consumer-Driven Healthcare Revolution”
Free public lecture by Dr. Eric Topol          

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

6:30 PM – 8 PM

Libin Lecture Theatre
Health Science Centre
3330 Hospital Dr. NW

SPEAKERS IN ATTENDANCE

Elizabeth Cannon, President, University of Calgary
Dr. Cy Frank, CEO, Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions
Dr. Todd Anderson, Director, Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta
Dr. Eric Topol, Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute

About Eric Topol
Dr. Eric Topol is the Director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute and Co-Founder of and Vice-Chairman of the West Wireless Health Institute in La Jolla, California. In 2012, he was voted #1 Most Influential Physician Executive in the United States in a poll conducted by Modern Healthcare. Topol is a practicing cardiologist at the Scripps Clinic and a Professor of Genomics at the Scripps Research Institute.

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