Dr Catherine Mohr is Vice President of Medical Research at Intuitive Surgical, a high technology Silicon Valley based company that makes the da Vinci surgical robot – the next frontier for minimally invasive surgery. In addition, she is a Consulting Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at Stanford School of Medicine and on the medicine and robotics faculty of Singularity University.
Dr Catherine has advised several start-up companies in Silicon Valley as well as government technology development programs and start-ups in New Zealand across alternative energy transportation, computer aided design software, medical devices and more.
She is a frequent speaker on the topics of surgical robotics, innovation, and the importance of science, at national and international conferences.
She is also the author of numerous scientific publications and the recipient of multiple awards.
Watch Dr Catherine Mohr accept her award here.