Dr. Flavio Oliveira


Flavio Oliveira, MD, PhD (he/him) is a resident physician and surgeon in the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Stanford. He received his MD degree from the University of California - San Francisco, and PhD in cognitive neuroscience from the University of California - Berkeley. Prior to becoming a physician, he worked within engineering and product development at Google and Facebook in their early days. He now combines his experience as a technologist and surgeon to help develop medical and health technologies that improve the lives of patients. He is an advisor to multiple companies and the main author and a co-investigator on a research and development project that partners Stanford and Starkey Hearing Technologies to develop and test hearing aids capable of detecting falls and estimating fall risk.

9:15 AM PST

Friday April 8, 2022

LIVE - PERS & Fall detection: To wear or not to wear

Join us for this panel discussion on the emerging landscape of fall detection tools. We've seen growth in both wearable options, from phones to hearing aids, as well as stand-alone devices using everything from video to AI to radar frequencies to "see" a fall and call for help. So which one is best? When should one be used over the other and what do users feel about the options presented?