Valuation Lab Events

July Dockside Chat - Medical Industry Entrepreneurship in Brazil

Hear from Renielle Lira on healthcare innovation in Brazil and the company she created to help stimulate entrepreneurship. Med.Co not only helps train students with real-world consulting projects, but helps entrepreneurs with their innovations which could have the potential to transform healthcare in Brazil and beyond.

Renielle Lira, is currently finishing her fourth year of  medical school at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. This summer she is also a MILI visitor as part of the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative, (YLAI). This fellowship is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by IREX. Reni is dedicated to  transforming health through innovation and technology. She is interested in surgery, pediatrics and oncology. In addition to medical school, Reni is currently participating in the DASA – Innovative Young Doctors Program and is the Founder and current board member of Med.Co Jr. which provides an innovative framework for students to participate in real world consulting projects focused on healthcare.


July 13, 2022
12:00-12:30 PM CT  - DISCUSSION
12:30-1:00 PM CT - OFF THE RECORD Q&A
Session will be virtual




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June 2022: How to be Successful in (Medtech) Business Without Really Trying: Driving Successful Businesses Both Large and Small

Co-hosted by:  Stephen Parente, PhD and Thom Gunderson MBA

Featuring: Ross Meisner and Joe Galatowitsch

Discussing the key aspects in driving medtech businesses.

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May 2022: Balancing Innovation, Access and Affordability in our Health Care System

Co-hosted by:  Stephen Parente, PhD and Thom Gunderson MBA


John O'Brien PharmD MPH

CEO of the National Pharmaceutical Council

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April 2022: Overnight Success - A Twenty Year Journey

Co-hosted by:  Stephen Parente PhD and Thom Gunderson MBA

Featuring: Nadim Yared MBA
CEO of CVRx and Chairman of NAMSA

Medical Valuation Laboratory