Alisa Niksch, MD
Director, Pediatric Electrophysiology and the Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Exercise Lab, Tufts University Medical Center, USA
Dr. Alisa Niksch is currently the Director of Pediatric Electrophysiology and the Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Exercise Lab at Tufts University Medical Center. She is an active researcher in the fields of pediatric medical devices and the digital health space, conducting research as a primary investigator with startup companies developing innovative technologies for pediatric care. She is currently on the advisory boards of medical device and wearable companies AliveCor, Sproutling, and Genetesis. She has served as a fellow at Doximity, where she provided leadership in engaging physicians to integrate mobile health into their practices. Through her research with young medical technology companies, Dr. Niksch has brought cutting edge innovations to the forefront at international medical conferences. She was a winner of the Innovation Abstract Prize at the Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Sessions in 2013, researching feasibility of a noninvasive fetal cardiograph in collaboration with MindChild Medical, Inc. (North Andover, MA). She is part of the Physician Task Force at HIMSS, and was the lead author on executive briefs focusing on remote patient monitoring and mobile health technologies. Her training in pediatric cardiology was completed at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York at Columbia University Medical Center, and she continued her electrophysiology training at Stanford University and UCSF Medical Centers.