Regulatory Science Series with Dr. Marvin Slepian

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Presented by the UA James E. Rogers College of Law and UA Health Sciences...

“Wearable Technology: Medical Impact and Regulatory Challenge”

SPEAKER: Marvin J. Slepian, MD | Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, UA College of Medicine – Tucson; Professor of Medical Imaging, Department of Medical Imaging, UA College of Medicine – Tucson; Member, UA Sarver Heart Center and UA BIO5 Institute; Professor of Materials Science & Engineering, UA College of Engineering; Professor and Associate Department Head, Clinical & Industrial Affairs, Biomedical Engineering, UA College of Engineering; McGuire Scholar, UA Eller College of Management; and Director, Arizona Center for Accelerated Biomedical Innovation, University of Arizona

WHEN: Friday, Sept. 13, 2019
12:00-2:00 p.m.

Lunch will be served. Please RSVP by email to Mackenzie Pish at

Tucson campus (in person): Health Sciences Innovation Building, Room 322, 1670 E. Drachman St.
Phoenix campus (by video): Building 2, Room 2306, 600 E. Van Buren St.
Locations connect via videoconference. Regulatory Science Series webcast through UAHS BioCommunications:

More about the Speaker
Dr. Slepian is a prolific inventor with more than 55 issued and filed patents and has been the founder of numerous medical device companies including SynCardia Systems, Inc., the maker of the CardioWest Temporary Total Artificial Heart (TAH-t). He also is an Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, N.Y., and Oral Biology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)/Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, Newark, N.J. For patients with end-stage congestive heart failure at imminent risk of death, this device has proven to be a life-saver, allowing them to be "bridged" and supported until a human heart transplant can be performed. Learn more...

The Regulatory Science Series is sponsored jointly by the University of Arizona Health Sciences and the James E. Rogers College of Law. Tucson and Phoenix attendees connect by videoconference. Click here or on the image at left for the full calendar of Fall 2019 Regulatory Science Series lectures. For more information, visit

ua-reg-science-lecture_09-13-19_slepian-flyer.pdfTUCSON CAMPUS
Health Sciences Innovation Building, Room 322
University of Arizona Health Sciences
1670 E. Drachman St.
Tucson, AZ 85719

UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, Bldg. 2, Rm. 2306
600 E. Van Buren St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Locations connect by videoconference

Contact Info
Mackenzie S. Pish, J.D. Candidate, 2020
(607) 201-7720
Event Contact Department: 
UAHS & UA James E. Rogers College of Law