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Graduate Seminar March 14th: Dr. Cristian Clavijo

Innovating Healthcare as an Engineer

Dr. Clavijo will introduce BD, a leading global medical device company, and several innovations developed by BD including technologies relevant in the current COVID-19 pandemic. One of the industry’s premier leadership development programs specifically created for PhD students to transition into industry will also be presented. Dr. Clavijo will cover the latest engineering innovations in end-stage kidney disease, which is his current area of focus. Finally, career advice will be provided which has helped Dr. Clavijo during his tenure at BD.

Bio: Dr. Clavijo received his Bachelors and Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Utah in 2012 and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from BYU in 2016. After graduation, he took a job with BD, a Fortune 500 medical device company, where he continues to innovate today.