Director of Medical Research, Intuitive Surgical
Dr. Catherine Mohr is the Director of Medical Research at Intuitive Surgical, a high technology surgical robotics company that makes the da Vinci surgical robot. In addition, she is a Consulting Assistant Professor in the department of Surgery at Stanford School of Medicine where she works in the development of simulation-based curriculum for teaching clinical skills. Dr. Mohr received her BS and MS in mechanical engineering from MIT, and her MD from Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr Mohr has served as a scientific advisor for several startup companies in Silicon Valley and government technology development programs in her native New Zealand. She is the author of numerous scientific publications, and the recipient of multiple design awards.