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Bunker Brews: Innovation in Health

  • WeWork 1601 Market Street Philadelphia, PA, 19103 United States (map)

Philadelphia is one of the world's leading healthcare epicenters hosting leading hospitals, pharmaceutical and device companies. And many of our veterans have ventured in to innovate in our of our largest sectors. 

All are welcome to join us for an informative evening with a leading trauma surgeon and up and coming veteran entrepreneurs and how their military experiences impacted their career journeys. 
Special thanks to our event sponsors CSL Behring, Comcast and Boeing

Hosted by:
Joe Witte, Executive Director of Bunker Labs PHL

Featured Speaker Include:
“Necessity is the mother of invention:  How Modern Combat Trauma Care has Changed Civilian Practice”
Dr Alec Beekley, Professor of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University
Dr. Alec C. Beekley is a Distinguished Graduate of the United States Military Academy.  He earned his medical degree at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Following residency, he spent 14 years on Active Duty in the U.S. Army where he deployed on 3 separate occasions to Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.  Dr. Beekley has authored or contributed to several articles and books on combat casualty care. After separating from the Army, Dr. Beekley took a position as a general surgeon in the Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Division and Bariatric Surgery Division at Thomas Jefferson University, and is now a Professor in the Department of Surgery.

Bunker Labs Cohort Panel:
Faith Leibman, Foxhole Medical Devices (Female medical device)
Chris Garber, Gauze (World’s largest database of hospitals)
Chris Molaro, Neuroflow (Mental health software solution)
Lola Freeman, NYA Body Butter (Natural eczema body cream)

Our Bunker members will share their journeys from transition to innovation. 

Event Location:
WeWork 1601 Market Street Philadelphia, PA - 19th Floor
Check in at lobby main desk with your ID and take elevator to 19th Floor
Food and Beverage provided. Dress is casual.