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Owner | World’s First Robotic Psychiatrist
Joanne Pransky is a contributor to Robotics Business Review and has been an Associate Editor for Industrial Robot Journal since 1995. Joanne was also one of the co-founders and the Director of Marketing of the world’s first medical robotics journal, The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery. Joanne served for more than a decade as the Senior Sales and Marketing Executive for Sankyo Robotics, a world-leading manufacturer of industrial robot systems. Joanne, also known around the globe as the World’s First Robotic Psychiatristâ, has consulted for some of the industry’s top robotic and entertainment organizations including: Robotic Industries Association, Motoman, Staubli, KUKA Robotics, STRobotics, DreamWorks, Warner Bros., as well as for Summit Entertainment’s film “Ender’s Game” in which she brought never-seen-before medical robots to the big screen. Since 1987, she has lectured and published nationally and internationally on issues concerning the human/robot relationship, and has appeared on numerous television shows and film documentaries including CNN, The Tonight Show, the Discovery Channel, and MSN.