Opening Symposium – Keynote Presentation
New Frontiers in Robotic Surgery
Dr. Catherine Mohr is President of the Intuitive Foundation. In this role she invests in research and development programs aimed at understanding and improving education of medical practitioners around the world and applying novel technologies aimed at reducing the global burden of disease. She received her BS and MS in mechanical engineering from MIT, and her MD from Stanford University School of Medicine. She has been involved with numerous startup companies in the areas of alternative energy transportation, high altitude aircraft, high efficiency fuel cell power systems, computer aided design software, and medical devices. Dr Mohr serves as a scientific advisor for several med tech startups globally and government technology development programs in her native New Zealand.