Julia Finkel, MD
Julia Finkel, MD is a pediatric anesthesiologist and Director of R&D for Pain Medicine at the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. and Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics at George Washington University. Dr. Finkel has extensive experience both designing and conducting multi-center pediatric analgesic clinical trials and developing pharmacodynamic assessment tools and methodologies both in the laboratory and for pediatric clinical applications. She spun out a company, AlgometRx, LLC to commercialize technology she developed to objectively measure pain and drug effect. AlgometRx is a mobile health medical device startup using a smartphone based platform technology that implements proprietary algorithm software to provide healthcare practitioners the toolbox to optimize pain assessment and treatment.