Julia Finkel, MD, is a pediatric anesthesiologist and Director of R&D for Pain Medicine at the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. and Professor of Anesthesiology, Pediatrics and Critical Care Medicine at George Washington University. Dr.
Finkel has extensive experience both designing and conducting multi-center pediatric analgesic clinical trials and developing pharmacodynamic assessment tools and methodologies both in the laboratory and for pediatric clinical applications. Dr. Finkel and her team developed a platform technology to objectively measure pain and analgesic drug effect. In 2015, she founded AlgometRx, Inc. to commercialize the technology.
AlgometRx is a mobile health medical device startup company. The AlgometRx device is a platform technology that implements proprietary algorithm software to provide healthcare practitioners the toolbox to optimize pain assessment and treatment.