Dr. Sparks is Chief Medical Officer at AppliedVR, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, a renowned American Board of Orthopedic Surgery certified surgeon, fellowship-trained trauma specialist and health-equity advocate. Before AppliedVR, she was at DePuySynthes, the orthopaedics company of J&J as a VP leading medical, clinical and pre-clinical affairs for trauma, extremities, craniomaxillofacial, biomaterials and animal health. Prior to DePuySynthes, Dr. Sparks helped multiple U.S. Level III hospitals transition to Level II hospitals by shepherding the implementation of trauma care. She completed medical school at the University of Kansas Medical Center, her residency at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and her fellowship at Harvard Medical School.
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