Medical Devices

Shaving Products, nutritional and cosmetic products, over the counter (OTC) medications, medical devices, FDA Approvals, clinical study evaluations, Product Portfolio Strategy Development, New Product Development (NPD), female athletic apparel products, Organizational Leadership and Product Management
Assisted non-profit facilities with conducting research on hair, skin, cosmetics and textiles, Member of global community of experts advising world class women-led, high-growth startups, 20 US patents
Schick, Texas Instruments, I-Health Inc
  • Laparoscopic and endoscopic devices: surgical waste management, suction irrigation devices, surgical knives, linear cutters, linear staplers, circular staplers, dissectors, graspers, surgical staplers, skin staplers, anastomotic stapling devices,
  • Respiratory devices: oxygen concentrators, liquid oxygen systems, compressed oxygen gas tanks, gas pressure regulators, oxygen conserving devices, portable ventilators, breathing circuits
  • Sleep Therapy Devices: CPAP, BPAP, portable ventilators, sleep masks
  • Respiratory Diagnosis: Spiromters, Flow Sensors, Polysomnograpgy
  • Product Development Support: technical design reviews, FDA and GMP compliance reviews, FDA, GMP Guidelines
  • IP Evaluation, IP Litigation Support (infringement analysis, invalidity analysis)
  • PhD in Industrial and Mechanical Engineering
    Registered Professional Engineer
    Certificate of New Product Development
    Certificate of European Medical Device Directives for Product Safety and Testing
    19 Patents, 2 Funded Research/Grants, 3 Book/Book Chapters, 22 Journal Articles, 2 Proceedings
    Adjunct Professor of 6 schools
    Nellcor Puritan Bennett, Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Digital Equipment Corporation, Tektronix
    • Research and development of tissue engineering • Medical devices research and development • Orthopedic and Medical Devices materials market analysis • Investigational studies to develop preventive therapies to minimize the progression of post-traumatic osteoarthritis. • Implementation of preclinical animal studies on bone morphogenetic protein-2 dosing and calcium phosphate coatings for treatment of maxillofacial and long segmental bone defects.
    • 5 Research grants
    • 4 patents
    • 68 publications (1876 citations)
    • Award from Center for Regenerative Medicine
    • Presented in over 70 international and national conferences and as invited speaker in 8 international
    • Associate Editor, Progress in Biomaterials, Springer
    • Professional membership 1) Tissue Engineering Society International 2) American Association for the Advancement of Science 3) American Chemical Society 4) Controlled Release Society
    • Mayo Clinic

    Over 17 yrs of experience
    Expert in biomaterial, medical devices and tissue engineering
    Highly knowledgeable on FDA regulatory and standards

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