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Vivek Walimbe, PhD

Vice President, Infusion Systems, Medication Delivery Research & Development

Baxter Healthcare 

Vivek Walimbe currently oversees development of an expanding medical device portfolio as vice president within global research and development at Baxter Healthcare. He gained extensive leadership experience from GE Healthcare and Medtronic and has led development of several successful medical diagnostic and therapy products for global markets. He is passionate about developing leaders and building high-performing teams in a rapidly evolving global environment. Dr. Walimbe completed his Bachelor of Engineering degree in instrumentation engineering from the Government College of Engineering Pune in India and his doctorate in biomedical engineering at Ohio State University in Columbus. He has been recognized as a “Key Talent” within his organization (in the top 0.5% of approximately 2,000 employees) for excellence in functional and technology leadership and for his above-and-beyond contributions to business-critical projects.


Student Experience Session: Exploring Healthcare Management Careers I – Hospital Systems, Consulting, Bioscience/Medical Products

Presented by Haroula Protopapadakis Norden, FACHE, Ryan O’Quinn, Vivek Walimbe, PhD, Rashard Johnson at 3:45 PM on Monday, March 22nd.

During this one-hour panel discussion, industry experts will explore topics relevant to students seeking careers in healthcare management. Experienced executives will highlight how their careers have evolved over time, the importance of mentorship and professional networks, and other real-world advice for emerging healthcare leaders. Panelists will also discuss some of the biggest challenges they have…