Jenni Whalen

Jenni Whalen

    Jenni Whalen is the Executive Assistant of Editorial at Upworthy. She was previously MedTech Boston's Managing Editor and has an MS in Journalism from Boston University, as well as a BA in Psychology from Bucknell University. Whalen has written for Greatist, Boston magazine, AZ Central Healthy Living and the New England Journal of Medicine, among other places. She has also worked as a conference planner, ghost writer, researcher and content developer.

    #NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

    #NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

    8 May, 2015
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    We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: 1. The VA Center for Innovation Launches a New Initiative On May 15, the VA will be launch a VA Innovation Creation Series, which will hopefully accelerate the development of prosthetics and assistive technologies for Veterans. The series will be launched at the Palo Alto VA Medical Center…
    Boston Doctor Raises Over $400,000 for Nepali Earthquake Relief

    Boston Doctor Raises Over $400,000 for Nepali Earthquake Relief »

    Dr. Bijay Acharya first heard about the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal on Saturday, April 25. It was 3 am. Frantically, he called his brother, his parents, his friends. No one picked up. "I couldn't get ahold of them for five hours," he says. "They were the longest five hours of my life." Immediately Acharya,…
    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (May 3, 2015)

    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (May 3, 2015) »

    3 May, 2015
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    UPCOMING EVENTS Medical Informatics World Conference May 04, 2015 - May 05, 2015 Boston NEHEN May Meeting: How Companies Succeed and Scale May 04, 2015 Waltham BIOMEDevice May 06, 2015 - May 07, 2015 Boston Embedded Systems Conference May 06, 2015 - May 07, 2015 Boston MassMEDIC's 19th Annual Conference - DISCOUNT CODE AVAILABLE May…
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    1 May, 2015
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    We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: M2D2's new collaborative lab space will open next month. Photo via M2D2. 1. M2D2's Bigger Space The University of Massachusetts medical device incubator M2D2 will open a new, fully-equipped shared lab space on June 1st of this year. The collaborative space,…
    Join Our 40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovators at a MedTech Boston Party!

    Join Our 40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovators at a MedTech Boston Party! »

    30 Apr, 2015
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    We just announced our first-ever list of 40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovators - and it was a hit! But now that you've read about these physicians, entrepreneurs, policy makers and innovation gurus, we want you to meet them, too. Register now for our 40 Under 40 Awards Ceremony, hosted by Mad*Pow on May 13 from 6-8…
    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (April 26, 2015)

    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (April 26, 2015) »

    26 Apr, 2015
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    UPCOMING EVENTS MIT's Grand Hack 2015 April 24, 2015 - April 26, 2015 Cambridge Wired Health 2015 April 24, 2015 London YTH Live 2015: Igniting Youth Tech Health Innovation April 26, 2015 - April 28, 2015 San Francisco Beyond the Affordable Care Act: The Next Frontiers for US Health Reform April 27, 2015 - April…
    #NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

    #NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

    24 Apr, 2015
    News
    1. Tal Medical Secures $14 Million in Financing Round We wrote about Tal Medical, a local company developing new treatments for depression and other psychiatric disorders, a few months ago. But since then, the company has raised additional funding and added new industry veterans to their team. According to a release, the company will use…
    Ebola Hackathon-Inspired Team to Pitch Live at Google Wearables Challenge

    Ebola Hackathon-Inspired Team to Pitch Live at Google Wearables Challenge »

    Team Proxome includes Adrian Gropper, MD, CTO of Patient Privacy Rights; Sean Doyle, a software engineer at MGH; Jim Wright, an electrical engineer with a background in developing wearable devices for military and medical applications; Jessica Autrey, a current graduate student at Boston University’s School of Public Health; Shauna Biggs, a current graduate student at…
    Meet the Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Finalist: William Younker

    Meet the Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Finalist: William Younker »

    22 Apr, 2015
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    Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge finalist William Younker is aiming for the big time by proposing a solution to recovery for one of the most controversial injuries this year: concussions. "The idea is to create the world's first data set, from wearables and smartphone sensors, for concussion recovery," Younker says. Along with his Cognitive Health…
    Tackling Orthopaedic Surgery Support with Mobile Phones: A Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Submission

    Tackling Orthopaedic Surgery Support with Mobile Phones: A Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Submission »

    22 Apr, 2015
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    Photo via UCD Dublin. Brian Caulfield, Director of the Insight Centre for Data Analytics at University College Dublin, has advanced to the Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Final Smackdown with his idea to use the sensors on smartphones to monitor the quality of rehabilitation therapy and patient adherence. "Our concept is…

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