Pejman Ghanouni, MD, PhD

Focused ultrasound pioneer, Pejman Ghanouni, MD, PhD, will serve as the Symposium's Honorary President. Dr. Ghanouni is an Assistant Professor of Radiology, Neurosurgery, and Urology at the Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Ghanouni will address Symposium participants on Monday, October 22. 

Gary Shapiro

Gary Shapiro, President and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, which annually produces CES®, the largest technology and innovation show in the world, will deliver a keynote address at the Symposium on Tuesday, October 23, 2018. Shapiro will discuss the importance of innovation at the intersection of technology, business, and healthcare. 

Scott Whitaker

Scott Whitaker, president and CEO of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), will address Symposium participants on Wednesday, October 24. A top healthcare advocate and policy expert, Whitaker will discuss the benefits of technology in medicine – including focused ultrasound – for improving the lives of patients and for society in general, as well as current challenges and obstacles facing the industry during an onstage interview.

Mary Lou Jepsen

Mary Lou Jepsen, PhD, CEO and founder of Openwater, will give a special lecture on Thursday, October 25 at the 6th International Symposium on Focused Ultrasound. Jepsen will pull from her three-decade career in technology development and production for her lecture entitled “Can a Consumer Electronics Wearable Leapfrog MR and Ultrasound Imaging and Revolutionize Focused Ultrasound Therapy?”