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The Path from Big Idea to Breakthrough

October 8 @ 5:30 pm 6:30 pm PDT

What does it really take to get that big idea to market? Join this engaging conversation with entrepreneurs Eric Grigsby, MD, MBA, CEO and Founder of Neurovations, and David Caraway, MD PhD, CMO from Nevro. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers in this deep dive!

Portrait of CEO and Founder of Neurovations Dr. Eric Grigsby
CEO and Founder of Neurovations Dr. Eric Grigsby

Dr. Eric Grigsby, MD, MBA is Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Neurovations.  For over three decades, Dr. Grigsby has focused his clinical career on academia and private practice. Today, in addition to busy practices, surgery centers, education divisions and labs, Dr. Grigsby guides research and innovation at Neurovations.

Dr Grigsby has been seminally involved in the majority of the interventional devices and therapies used in the field of pain management. He guides start-ups and industry-leading companies through the innovation, discovery and clinical research process which includes access to sites for clinical investigation in pain and neurologic disease. 

The Neurovations Education division holds world-class programs and ACCME accredited conferences in Pain and Neuroscience.  Additionally, Neurovations Education helps companies and clinicians develop and learn surgical therapies.  Dr. Grigsby’s non-profit foundation, HealthRoots, is committed to community health and innovation for underserved patients and communities.

Originally from Knoxville, Tennessee, Dr. Grigsby is a graduate of Brown University with an undergraduate degree in Biology and Economics. He completed medical school at Boston University School of Medicine and residency training in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He received his Master’s in Business Administration in Health Sector Management from Duke University.

David Caraway MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer, Nevro

David L. Caraway, MD, PhDChief Medical Officer @NevroDr. Caraway joined Nevro in 2014 as their Chief Medical Officer. Previously, he was the CEO of The Center for Pain Relief, Tri-State, L.L.C., in partnership with St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Huntington, West Virginia. Dr. Caraway has maintained an active medical practice for over 20 years and has held leadership positions in the North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS) and the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP).

As a nationally recognized expert in the treatment of chronic pain, he has lectured regionally, nationally, and internationally in the field of Interventional Pain Medicine and authored numerous publications in this field.