Episode 42: A Magnificent Obsession with Dr. Kim Manwaring
Most of us remember the pager, back in the days before cell phones, but most of us failed to fully recognize or appreciate what that pager represented. For doctors like Kim Manwaring, it meant being able to be counted on. To be depended upon. To be there when someone really needs your particular expertise. That level of purpose is what pushes Dr. Manwaring to reach beyond the ordinary. He is Forever pushing the frontiers of scientific discovery, technical skill, and human understanding.
Now Dr. Manwaring spends a large portion of his time on his intense translational research hobby continuing to develop new devices and inventions. His instruments and sensors are now commonplace in many operating rooms around the world. And, for decades Dr. Manwaring has been doing state-of-the-art clinical work in his pediatric neuro-surgery practice. You might assume that someone with such tremendous talent and skill would have an inflated ego or carry an air of bravado, but far from it, this soft-spoken genius oozes humility and acts like a child at heart. His love of learning and discovery keeps him pushing the boundaries of what is scientifically, technologically, and even humanly possible. Forever looking to the next frontier. Get ready for an intense and introspective conversation with Dr. Kim Manwaring.