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
Awards Year: 2011
Solitcitation Year: 2010
Solitcitation Topic Code: N101-094
Solitcitation Number: 2010.1
Small Business Information
AnthroTronix, Inc.
8737 Colesville Rd, L203, Silver Spring, MD, -
Duns: 128374548
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Corinna Lathan
 Board Chair and CEO
 (301) 495-0770
 clathan@atinc.com
Business Contact
 Carl Pompei
Title: Executive Vice-President
Phone: (301) 495-0770
Email: cpompei@atinc.com
Research Institution
 Stub
Abstract
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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