Clinical Engineering Manager, Cleveland Clinic London
Nana Odom has worked in various clinical engineering roles within healthcare. She works collaboratively across multi-disciplinary professionals to find innovative approaches to advancing patient care by applying leadership and technical skills to medical equipment technology.
She has a BSc in Physics (Ghana), MSc Biomedical Engineering (UK) and currently pursuing Professional Doctorate in Clinical Biomedical Engineering (UK) at University of Manchester.
Her areas of interest include are digital technology in acute care settings; its impact due to increased cyber threats, and the use of assistive technology to reduce or remove barriers faced by inpatients.
Nana is one of four of the recipients of the prestigious 2018 Chief Scientific Officer’s Women in Science and Engineering Fellowship. She tells her story of her journey which has been through relentless determination, perseverance and continuous learning whiles dealing with internal barriers as a mum, wife and female in male dominated teams, to inspire the next generation and empower other women especially in STEM.