Prof. David G. Armstrong Addresses UAE’s Mubadala Health on Preventable Amputation and Diabetes Care Strategies


Dr. David G. Armstrong Addresses Mubadala Health on Preventable Amputation and Diabetes Care Strategies

LOS ANGELES, CA – August 10, 2023 – Dr. David G. Armstrong, renowned Professor of Surgery at the University of Southern California, and a leading advocate for ending preventable amputation, delivered an insightful virtual lecture today to over 300 healthcare professionals at Mubadala Health in the UAE. The lecture was titled “Strategies to Eliminate Preventable Amputation And Maximize Ulcer-Free Days in People with Diabetes.”

Chaired by Ms. Cassie Purvey, Director of Clinical Services for Mubadala, and Dr. Fatma Ridene, Senior Director, Clinical Development, Mubadala Health, the lecture encompassed comprehensive strategies ranging from policy initiatives to next-generation technologies.

Ms. Purvey expressed her gratitude, saying, “Dr. Armstrong’s innovative vision and practical strategies provide a crucial blueprint for healthcare professionals worldwide. His dedication to the cause inspires us all.”

Similarly, Dr. Ridene remarked, “Prof. Armstrong’s extensive research and advanced technological integration mark a significant advancement in the field of diabetic care. We are honored to have him share his expertise with Mubadala Health.”

Dr. Armstrong, founder of the Southwestern Academic Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA), delved into his ground-breaking work at USC’s NSF-funded Center to Stream Healthcare in Place (C2SHiP). His presentation highlighted the confluence of consumer electronics and medical devices, revealing how their integration can revolutionize patient care.

The lecture served as a testament to Dr. Armstrong’s commitment to ending preventable amputation within the next generation, a goal he relentlessly pursues through innovative interdisciplinary research, clinical practice, and advocacy.

About Dr. David G. Armstrong

Dr. David G. Armstrong is Professor of Surgery with Tenure at the University of Southern California. He has authored over 650 peer-reviewed research papers and 110 books or book chapters. Dr. Armstrong’s accolades include the 2023 ISDF’s Karel Bakker Award and being the first podiatric surgeon to be named a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow.

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  1. Thank you for the great presentation , I was delighted to have you part of our M42 focus on education series.
    Dr Fatma Ridene
    Senior director of clinical development at M42 healthcare .

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