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Prevention of Laparoscopic Surgical Skill Attrition

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00014-11-C-0420
Agency Tracking Number: N101-094-1218
Amount: $495,222.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N101-094
Solicitation Number: 2010.1
Solicitation Year: 2010
Award Year: 2011
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2011-09-07
Award End Date (Contract End Date): N/A
Small Business Information
8737 Colesville Rd, L203
Silver Spring, MD -
United States
DUNS: 128374548
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: Yes
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Corinna Lathan
 Board Chair and CEO
 (301) 495-0770
Business Contact
 Carl Pompei
Title: Executive Vice-President
Phone: (301) 495-0770
Research Institution

The proposed SBIR effort seeks to develop and validate a skill acquisition/decay model, novel objective metrics, and simulation-based training strategies for the prevention of laparoscopic surgical skills attrition. The ultimate goal of this effort is to integrate the resulting system within standardized military medical training curricula for enhanced training and sustainment of these critical skills.

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