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Celebrating Women’s History Month – March 2022

Written by Debra Bouchegnies / March 15, 2022

In celebration of Women’s History Month, CoMotion recognizes these UW researchers advancing important innovations in patient care, surgical procedures, health policy, TB treatment, and foster care. They all recently received CoMotion Innovation Gap Fund awards, which help bridge the gap between the conclusion of academic research grants and the level of development where their innovations can attract seed-stage private investment.

Tatiana Sadak

Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director, UW School of Nursing

Dementia and Palliative Education Network (DPEN) — the development of training and support materials for nurses.

Lingga Adidharma

Head and Neck Surgery Resident, UW Otolaryngology

Semi-automated method of editing surgical videos — software that uses AI technology to edit multi-hour surgery videos into short videos.

Beth Devine

Professor, UW Pharmacy

Web-based tool for policymakers to make decisions about drug reimbursements and other health technology adoption.

Sarah Iribarren

Associate Professor, UW Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics

Tuberculosis Treatment Support Tools (TB-TSTs) — provides an accurate and efficient way to monitor medication adherence and support patients.

Laura Orlando

Strive Project Director, Partners for Our Children

Strive Online — an evidence and trauma-informed parent education and support program for supervised family time visits.

Susan Barkan

Director of Research, Partners for Our Children

Strive Online¬† — an evidence and trauma-informed parent education and support program for supervised family time visits.