March 23, 2017

How the government influences medical technology to be discussed at March 28 "lunch and learn"

How the government impacts innovation in medical technology will be discussed on March 28 during a free one-hour “lunch-and-learn” hosted by the Vanderbilt Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization (CTTC) and the Vanderbilt Institute for Surgery and Engineering.

The talk by Ashley Wittorf, an official of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), will begin at 11:45 a.m. in Room 202 Light Hall, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

The event is free and open to the Vanderbilt community but seating is limited to about 70 attendees. For more information and to reserve a place, visit

Wittorf is executive director of AdvaMed Accel, a division of AdvaMed dedicated to accelerating the growth and success of smaller medical device and diagnostics manufacturers. Her talk is the first in a series of “lunch-and-learn” programs sponsored by the CTTC.