THE MUSES Names Dr. Saxon as their 2019 Woman of the Year

Date: Apr 23, 2019
Category: Press Release

THE MUSES of the California Science Center Foundation will celebrate its annual Woman of the Year luncheon on April 25, 2019, at the Jonathan Town Club honoring
Dr. Leslie Saxon, Professor of Medicine, Clinical Scholar, at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Dr. Saxon is an interventional cardiologist, specializing in implantable and wearable devices that are connected wirelessly to diagnose and treat heart conditions. In addition, she is founder and Executive Director of the internationally acclaimed USC Center for Body Computing and the USC Virtual Care Clinic.

The Center for Body Computing is where USC schools, including but not limited to medicine, engineering, business and cinematic arts, work together to accelerate the future of fully integrated, “connected” medicine.

Dr. Saxon’s extraordinary career is changing the future of medical diagnostics and treatments. With a mobile phone, you and she can monitor your health diagnosis and treatment in real-time from anywhere in the world.

Dr. Saxon has authored over 200 articles in a number of medical journals and is a fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society. Dr. Saxon has spoken at various forums including TEDMED, SXSW, and WIRED Health and is regularly quoted in the popular press (WSJ, NYT, BBC and Fast Company).

Watch her TEDMED Presentation on YouTube to see how she plans to change the future of medicine for billions of people.

The Woman of the Year luncheon is THE MUSES of the California Science Center Foundation’s major fundraising event to help support and promote the California Science Center Foundation and its educational programs for youth.