Podcast Series: Decade of excellence: Re-Imagining human health

“Decade of excellence: Re-Imagining human health.” is a Podcast series part of the 10th Anniversary celebration for the Bioengineering department. Through this series, Dr. Shalini Prasad will be talking with multiple invitees about the department’s genesis, present, and future.

Episodes

Episode 9: Biotech and Biomedical Industry in North Texas

Listen to this exciting conversation between Dr. Shalini Prasad and Jorge Valera, CEO and President of Bio North Texas.

In this episode, you will gain an insight into how the Biotech and Biomedical Industry is bringing opportunities and entrepreneurship to the North Texas region.

Episode 8: Bioengineering Strategy and Innovation

Are you interested in strategy and innovation?

Listen to an exciting conversation between Dr. Shalini Prasad and Dr. Jackie Njorge, North America Strategy and Innovation for Alcon.

In this episode, you will acquire a more profound vision of how Bioengineering relates to strategy, global healthcare, and innovation.

Episode 7: Holiday Season Special; It’s time to celebrate being a Bioengineer

Join us in these two new special holiday episodes.

Dr. Prasad spoke with PhD students Sutton Wheelis, Sayali Upasham, Kara Peak, and Ambalika Tanak about the challenges and opportunities of being a Bioengineer.

Part A: With PhD students Sutton Wheelis, Sayali Upasham

Part B: With PhD students Kara Peak and Ambalika Tanak

Episode 6: Bioengineering, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

Join us for our new episode with Hubert Zajicek, MD, MBA. CEO, Co-founder & Partner at Health Wildcatters.

In this episode of “Decade of excellence: Re-Imagining human health.” Dr. Prasad and Dr. Zajicek talked about innovation and entrepreneurship in the biomedical field.

Episode 5: Cross-Disciplinary Nature of Bioengineering and Its Relevance to the Biotech Industry

Join us for today’s episode with Dr. Manasi Reardon, Head of Advanced Development, Neuromodulation at Abbott.

In this episode of “Decade of excellence: Re-Imagining human health.” Dr. Prasad and Dr. Reardon talked about Bioengineering’s cross-disciplinary nature and its impact on the biomedical and tech Industry.

Episode 4: Genesis of Bioengineering

Would you like to know what led to the decision to add Bioengineering to UT Dallas?

In this episode of “Decade of excellence: Re-Imagining human health.” Dr. Prasad spoke with the founding department head Dr. Vidyasagar about the genesis and vision of Bioengineering at UT Dallas.

This podcast was recorded when U.S Covid-19 cases had stabilized.

Episode 3: Bioengineering and Healthcare

Join us for today’s Episode with Kristin Tesmer, the president and CEO of Dallas Medical Resource.

In this episode, you will acquire a more profound vision of the healthcare industry’s diversity, challenges, and opportunities. Dr. Prasad and Ms. Tesmer will discuss how Bioengineering and other careers can solve some of the everyday challenges in the Healthcare field.

Episode 2: Inception of Bioengineering

In today’s episode, Dr. Shalini Prasad talks with Dr. Mark Spong about the inception of Bioengineering at UT Dallas.

Dr. Spong was the Dean of the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science when Bioengineering started in 2010. In this episode, you will gain an inside look at the opportunities and challenges facing the Department of Bioengineering at its inception.

Episode 1: The Next 10 Years

In today’s inaugural episode, Dr. Shalini Prasad talks with the Dean of the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, Dr. Stephanie Adams, about the future of the Bioengineering Department.

Produced by the UT Dallas Bioengineering Department.