WiTWA welcomes Anitra Robertson, COO Surgical Realities

We are delighted to announce the recent addition of Anitra Robertson to the WiTWA Committee. Anitra is the Chief Operating Officer of Perth based medical technology company, Surgical Realities. Leveraging today’s advancements in technology, Anitra has partnered with leading universities to establish evidence-based applications of virtual and augmented reality in medical training and patient care.  Anitra has presented at international medical technology conferences on clinical research into virtual reality and pre-operative anxiety.

Recently, Anitra established Smartbots, a non-medical arm of Surgical Realities and distributor of robotic technologies into education, aged care and retail. Before launching Surgical Realities, Anitra managed change and communications projects with mining company Rio Tinto for 12 years. This included the introduction of autonomous trucks and drilling technology into Pilbara mining operations as part of Rio Tinto’s Mine of the Future®. With a double degree in Communications, Anitra is now finalising her post-graduate diploma in Science (Psychology) at the University of Western Australia. 

For your chance to meet Anitra and get a glimpse of her fantastic technology, join us at our next WiTWA TECHXchange event at the Cheeky Sparrow on 19 October 2016. Further details can be found under our Events section.

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