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Heart Center for Children at Floating Hospital

Research

The Division of Pediatric Cardiology at Floating Hospital for Children in downtown Boston is dedicated to pediatric research in cardiology and making advances in heart care for kids.  

Alisa Niksch, MD, pediatric cardiologist, is an active researcher in the fields of pediatric medical devices and the digital health space, conducting research as a primary investigator with startup companies developing innovative technologies for pediatric care, including ZephyrTM Technologies and MindChild Medical, Inc.  She was a mentor at the Tufts MedStart Blue Button Innovation Challenge, cosponsored by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.  She has served as a fellow at Doximity, where she provided leadership in engaging physicians to integrate mobile health into their practices.  She is also currently an active advisor to several medical device and mobile health technology startups.